Anh

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Anh

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  • A user from Massachusetts, United States says the name Anh is of Vietnamese origin and means "Older brother".
  • A user from Nebraska, United States says the name Anh is of Vietnamese origin and means "Pearl".

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Wiktionary

From Proto-Vietic *ʔɛːŋ.

  1. elder brother

Notable Persons Named Anh

Anh Do is an actor, stand-up comedian, and author. Anh was born Anh Do on June 2nd, 1977 in Vietnam.

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Anh Duong is an artist, actress, and model. Anh was born on October 25th, 1960 in Bordeaux.

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Ánh Minh is a popular music of vietnam and pop rock musician. Ánh was given the name Lê Đoàn Ánh Minh in Vietnam.

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Anh Vu is a singer and actress. She was most prominent from 2004 to 2004. Anh was born on March 15th, 1986 in Sandnes.

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Anh was born on February 12th, 1985.

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Anh was born on January 25th, 1921. They breathed their last breath on March 14th, 2005.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Anh

Joseph was given the name Cao Quang Ánh on March 13th, 1967 in Saigon, South Vietnam.

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Suboi is a hip hop music, alternative hip hop, dubstep, and electronic music musician. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Suboi was given the name Hàng Lâm Trang Anh on January 14th, 1990 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Suboi is also known as Suboi and Quiet Bunny.

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Le Duc Anh is a Member of the Politburo, Minister of Defence, Member of thePolitburo, and Minister of Defence (Vietnam). He was most active from 1992 to 1997. Le was born on December 1st, 1920 in Thừa Thiên-Huế Province.

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Nguyễn Tuấn Anh is a soccer player for the Yokohama F.C., Hoàng Anh Gia Lai F.C., Hoang Anh Gia Lai – Arsenal JMG Academy, Vietnam national under-19 football team, and Vietnam national under-23 football team. Nguyễn was born on May 16th, 1995 in Thái Bình.

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Quynh Anh is a french pop music musician. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 2005 to present. Quynh was given the name Quynh Anh Pham or Pham Quynh Anh on January 16th, 1987 in Liège.

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Nguyễn Nhật Ánh is a writer. He was most active from 1984 to present. Nguyễn was born on May 7th, 1955 in Quảng Nam province.

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How popular is the baby name Anh in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 15 10 5
1976 24 11 13
1977 21 8 13
1978 25 15 10
1979 39 27 12
1980 74 53 21
1981 91 63 28
1982 83 55 28
1983 98 59 39
1984 94 67 27
1985 87 54 33
1986 69 43 26
1987 59 42 17
1988 61 35 26
1989 70 45 25
1990 67 40 27
1991 38 31 7
1992 50 36 14
1993 62 39 23
1994 44 32 12
1995 34 23 11
1996 49 35 14
1997 32 22 10
1998 30 21 9
1999 40 28 12
2000 43 31 12
2001 35 28 7
2002 36 30 6
2003 55 43 12
2004 41 31 10
2005 22 22 0
2006 42 29 13
2007 33 28 5
2008 45 35 10
2009 47 35 12
2010 34 29 5
2011 29 23 6
2012 43 37 6
2013 29 17 12
2014 36 25 11
2015 47 30 17
2016 51 32 19
2017 29 15 14

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Popularity of Anh as a first name

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Common last names for Anh

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Huynh
  • Ly
  • Truong
  • Le
  • Pham
  • Lam
  • Duong
  • Phan
  • Lu
  • Vo
  • La
  • Ha
  • Van

Fun Facts about the name Anh

  • How Popular is the name Anh? Anh is the 6,669th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,053 babies born with the first name Anh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anh to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Anh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anh is Monday, July 1st, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Anh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anh was in 1984 with a total of 67 babies.
  • Random Anh Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anh is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Anh: Your name in reverse order is Hna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahn. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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