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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Anissa

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Alt. Meaning

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

N is for nifty, how neat!

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

S is for select, as few are chosen.

S is for serious, not always joking.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Notable Persons Named Anissa

Anissa Jones was an actress. She was most active from 1966 to 1971. Anissa was given the name Mary Anissa Jones on March 11th, 1958 in West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S. She passed away on August 28th, 1976.

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Anissa was born on May 7th, 1987 in Lyon.

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Anissa Pierce is a comics character.

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Anissa was born on February 1st, 1952.

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She holds the title Miss Flemish Brabant, Miss Belgium 2014, and Miss Belgium. Anissa was born on July 30th, 1992 in Brussels.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 23 23 0
1967 219 219 0
1968 503 503 0
1969 607 607 0
1970 603 603 0
1971 729 724 5
1972 459 459 0
1973 222 222 0
1974 139 139 0
1975 168 168 0
1976 239 239 0
1977 183 183 0
1978 165 165 0
1979 142 142 0
1980 98 98 0
1981 68 68 0
1982 65 65 0
1983 83 83 0
1984 59 59 0
1985 64 64 0
1986 70 70 0
1987 63 63 0
1988 88 88 0
1989 89 89 0
1990 170 170 0
1991 175 175 0
1992 233 233 0
1993 601 601 0
1994 563 563 0
1995 376 376 0
1996 296 296 0
1997 337 337 0
1998 345 345 0
1999 320 320 0
2000 304 304 0
2001 299 299 0
2002 301 301 0
2003 344 344 0
2004 268 268 0
2005 228 228 0
2006 188 188 0
2007 181 181 0
2008 156 156 0
2009 148 148 0
2010 149 149 0
2011 138 138 0
2012 110 110 0
2013 114 114 0
2014 89 89 0
2015 85 85 0
2016 108 108 0
2017 87 87 0

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Fun Facts about the name Anissa

  • How Popular is the name Anissa? Anissa is the 2,275th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anissa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,861 babies born with the first name Anissa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anissa to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anissa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 23 new born babies.
  • When was Anissa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anissa is Wednesday, April 3rd, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Anissa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anissa was in 1971 with a total of 724 babies.
  • Random Anissa Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anissa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 68 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Anissa: Your name in reverse order is Assina. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iasnas. 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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