Anisa

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Anisa

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  • A submission from Albania says the name Anisa means "Heaven tree" and is of Persian origin.
  • A user from South Africa says the name Anisa is of Unknown origin and means "FRIENDLY".
  • According to a user from India, the name Anisa is of Arabic origin and means "Fair Lady ,intelligent, confident, friendly".
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Anisa is of Unknown origin and means "Queen, goddess, fair lady, intelligent".
  • According to a user from United States, the name Anisa is of Arabic origin and means "Friend, confidant, friendly.".
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Notable Persons Named Anisa

Anisa Makhlouf was a First Lady of Syria. Anisa was born in Latakia. She died on February 6th, 2016.

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Anisa was born on January 18th, 1993.

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She holds the title Miss Universe Albania 2001 and Miss Universe Albania2001. Anisa was born Anisa Kospiri in Tirana.

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Anisa was born in 1988.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 7 7 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 102 102 0
1968 47 47 0
1969 34 34 0
1970 38 38 0
1971 43 43 0
1972 36 36 0
1973 32 32 0
1974 34 34 0
1975 31 31 0
1976 35 35 0
1977 34 34 0
1978 38 38 0
1979 36 36 0
1980 48 48 0
1981 28 28 0
1982 36 36 0
1983 29 29 0
1984 33 33 0
1985 30 30 0
1986 40 40 0
1987 37 37 0
1988 33 33 0
1989 42 42 0
1990 51 51 0
1991 48 48 0
1992 74 74 0
1993 121 121 0
1994 145 145 0
1995 121 121 0
1996 118 118 0
1997 145 145 0
1998 167 167 0
1999 131 131 0
2000 141 141 0
2001 174 174 0
2002 211 211 0
2003 217 217 0
2004 207 207 0
2005 221 221 0
2006 184 184 0
2007 181 181 0
2008 196 196 0
2009 144 144 0
2010 131 131 0
2011 180 180 0
2012 143 143 0
2013 134 134 0
2014 107 107 0
2015 116 116 0
2016 87 87 0
2017 106 106 0

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Popularity of Anisa as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Anisa

  • How Popular is the name Anisa? Anisa is the 3,834th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anisa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,910 babies born with the first name Anisa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anisa to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anisa? 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 Anisa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anisa is Friday, May 27th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Anisa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anisa was in 2005 with a total of 221 babies.
  • Random Anisa Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anisa is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Anisa: Your name in reverse order is Asina. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaasn. 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).
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