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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aniston

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  • A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Aniston means "Ressurection".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Aniston

Aniston Fernandes is a soccer player for the Dempo S.C., Tata Football Academy, and Goa football team. Aniston was born on July 4th, 1993 in Betalbatim, Goa, India.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aniston

Jennifer Aniston is an actress, producer, and businesswoman. She was most active from 1987 to present. Jennifer was given the name Jennifer Joanna Aniston by her parents John Aniston and Nancy Dow on February 11th, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


John Aniston is an actor. He was most active from 1962 to present. John was given the name Giannis Anastasakis on July 24th, 1933. John is also known as John Anthony Aniston.


Nicole was given the name Ashley Nicole Miller on September 9th, 1987 in Temecula, California, United States.


Brandy was given the name Heather Levinger on October 19th, 1984 in Huntington Beach, California.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1998 12 12 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 27 27 0
2001 34 34 0
2002 44 44 0
2003 53 53 0
2004 58 58 0
2005 63 63 0
2006 82 82 0
2007 97 97 0
2008 77 77 0
2009 135 130 5
2010 141 141 0
2011 179 179 0
2012 170 164 6
2013 169 161 8
2014 165 165 0
2015 153 153 0
2016 141 141 0
2017 133 133 0
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International Interest for Aniston

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United States

Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Aniston as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Aniston

  • How Popular is the name Aniston? Aniston is the 6,904th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aniston have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,954 babies born with the first name Aniston in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aniston 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 Aniston? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Aniston first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aniston is Thursday, August 6th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Aniston born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aniston was in 2011 with a total of 179 babies.
  • Random Aniston Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aniston is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Aniston: Your name in reverse order is Notsina. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inantso. 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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