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Origin and Meaning of Anet

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  • According to a user from Ghana, the name Anet is of English origin and means "Gracious".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun An"et
The herb dill, or dillseed.

Etymology: F. aneth, fr. L. anethum, Gr. 'a`nhqon. See Anise


French aneth (“dill”), from Latin anethum (“dill; anise”).

  1. The herb dill, or dillseed.

anet was also found in the following language(s): Danish

Notable Persons Named Anet

Anet was born on June 26th, 1996.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Anet

Bobby Anet was a basketball player. Bobby was born on August 11th, 1917. He breathed his last breath on July 25th, 1981.


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Popularity of Anet as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Anet

  • How Popular is the name Anet? Anet is the 37,322nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anet have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 95 babies born with the first name Anet in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anet to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anet? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Anet first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anet is Thursday, November 11th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Anet born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anet was in 2006 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Anet Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anet is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Anet: Your name in reverse order is Tena. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tnae. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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