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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
446
in the U.S.
in 2010

Ani

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 7 7 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 10 10 0
1968 9 9 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 5 5 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 17 17 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 13 13 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 21 21 0
1979 18 18 0
1980 20 20 0
1981 25 25 0
1982 22 22 0
1983 27 27 0
1984 30 30 0
1985 24 24 0
1986 26 26 0
1987 30 30 0
1988 28 28 0
1989 37 37 0
1990 42 42 0
1991 42 42 0
1992 54 54 0
1993 52 52 0
1994 38 38 0
1995 56 56 0
1996 50 50 0
1997 49 49 0
1998 55 55 0
1999 47 47 0
2000 89 89 0
2001 73 73 0
2002 92 92 0
2003 110 110 0
2004 115 115 0
2005 116 116 0
2006 107 107 0
2007 127 122 5
2008 107 107 0
2009 107 107 0
2010 79 79 0
2011 82 82 0
2012 67 67 0
2013 77 77 0
2014 101 101 0
2015 78 78 0

Fun Facts about the name Ani

  • How many people with the first name Ani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,439 babies born with the first name Ani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ani to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ani is Saturday, March 1st, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Ani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ani was in 2007 with a total of 122 babies.
  • Random Ani Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ani is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 12 babies in California have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Ani: Your name in reverse order is Ina. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 446 people with the last name Ani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ani as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Ani as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ani U.S.
  White 21.08% 64.26%
  African American 44.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 19.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ani

People with the last name Ani are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

Entire United States

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ani" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ani as well as things modernly associated with the name Ani such as celebrities named Ani.

Hawaiian

Origin and Meaning of Ani

The name "Ani" is of Hawaiian origin, and it means "Glass". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun
A black bird of tropical America, the West Indies and Florida (Crotophaga ani), allied to the cuckoos, having a compressed, bladelike bill and remarkable for communistic nesting.

Etymology: Native name

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Black tropical American cuckoo

Portuguese or Spanish ani, both from Old Tupi.

  1. A bird of the genus Crotophaga in the cuckoo family.

    ani was also found in the following language(s): Akan, Baure, Biloxi, Chickasaw, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, Greenlandic, Italian, Japanese, Kashubian, Kriol, Ladin, Latin, Polish, Romanian, Romansch, Slovak, Tagalog, Turkish, Venetian, and Veps

    Ani Difranco

    Ani Difranco is a musician, singer-songwriter, and poet specializing in folk rock, alternative rock, and punk rock music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1990 to present. Ani was born in 1970 as Angela Maria DiFranco in Buffalo, New York, United States.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Ani

    Maret Ani

    Maret Ani is a tennis biography. Maret was born in 1982 in Tallinn, Estonia.

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    What does the name Ani mean?

    Ais for accord, the harmony you spread.

    Nis for narrator, tell many stories

    Iis for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

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