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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Alt. Meaning

A is for adventure, take a new one today

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Notable Persons Named Anka

Anka Wolbert is an electronic music, new wave music, dark wave, and synthpop musician. She plays Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, programming, and Programming (music). She has had major accomplishments since 1981. Anka was given the name Anke Wolbert on June 10th, 1963 in Netherlands. Anka is also known as Wolbert and Anke.


Anka was born in 1935 in Paris.


Anka Radakovich is an author and columnist.


Anka was born in 1956.


Anka was born on February 22nd, 1957.


Anka was born on May 18th, 1959.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Anka

Paul Anka is a pop music, soft rock, jazz, and doo-wop singing and songwriter. He plays Piano, Guitar, and Vocals. He was most active from 1955 to present. Paul was given the name Paul Albert Anka on July 30th, 1941 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


Amanda Anka is an actress. They have had major accomplishments since 1991. Amanda was given the name Amanda Katherine Anka by their parent Paul Anka on December 10th, 1968 in New York City, USA. Amanda is also known as Amanda Anka-Bateman and Amanda Bateman.


Anna Anka is an actress, author, model, actor, and model (people). Anna was given the name Danuta Anna Kołodziejska on April 28th, 1971 in Poland. Anna is also known as Anna Åberg.


El Hadj M'Hamed El Anka was a chaabi (algeria) and andalusian classical music musician, mandole, and oud. El was born on May 20th, 1907 in Algiers, Algeria. He passed away on November 23rd, 1978.


Yushau Mohammed Anka is a Senator for Zamfara West. Yushau was born in 1950 in Zamfara.


Lawrence Anka is an athlete for the Al-Yarmouk SC (Syria).


Fun Facts about the name Anka

  • How Popular is the name Anka? Anka is the 77,653rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7 babies born with the first name Anka in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Anka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anka is Tuesday, July 20th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Anka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anka was in 1975 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Anka: Your name in reverse order is Akna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akna. How do you pronounce that?

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