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Anne

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 136 136 0
1881 131 131 0
1882 168 168 0
1883 183 183 0
1884 242 242 0
1885 203 203 0
1886 211 211 0
1887 249 249 0
1888 292 292 0
1889 311 311 0
1890 319 319 0
1891 342 342 0
1892 407 407 0
1893 400 400 0
1894 427 427 0
1895 462 462 0
1896 423 423 0
1897 479 479 0
1898 496 496 0
1899 476 476 0
1900 619 614 5
1901 504 504 0
1902 564 564 0
1903 581 581 0 #100 girl name
1904 631 631 0 #97 girl name
1905 708 708 0 #98 girl name
1906 835 835 0 #85 girl name
1907 980 980 0 #79 girl name
1908 1,094 1,088 6 #75 girl name
1909 1,115 1,110 5 #76 girl name
1910 1,413 1,413 0 #67 girl name
1911 1,603 1,598 5 #64 girl name
1912 2,376 2,369 7 #58 girl name
1913 2,694 2,684 10 #57 girl name
1914 3,375 3,365 10 #53 girl name
1915 4,342 4,333 9 #52 girl name
1916 4,583 4,571 12 #53 girl name
1917 4,610 4,603 7 #53 girl name
1918 4,578 4,567 11 #54 girl name
1919 3,983 3,975 8 #63 girl name
1920 4,123 4,114 9 #65 girl name
1921 4,012 4,006 6 #70 girl name
1922 3,980 3,972 8 #66 girl name
1923 3,736 3,728 8 #71 girl name
1924 3,638 3,629 9 #79 girl name
1925 3,328 3,320 8 #85 girl name
1926 3,114 3,108 6 #86 girl name
1927 2,942 2,929 13 #91 girl name
1928 2,832 2,823 9 #93 girl name
1929 2,898 2,882 16 #91 girl name
1930 3,108 3,094 14 #83 girl name
1931 2,993 2,977 16 #80 girl name
1932 2,975 2,969 6 #81 girl name
1933 2,777 2,766 11 #85 girl name
1934 2,791 2,784 7 #88 girl name
1935 2,902 2,893 9 #84 girl name
1936 2,764 2,756 8 #89 girl name
1937 2,737 2,723 14 #92 girl name
1938 2,895 2,886 9 #84 girl name
1939 2,783 2,768 15 #85 girl name
1940 2,912 2,898 14 #84 girl name
1941 3,108 3,096 12 #82 girl name
1942 3,530 3,523 7 #76 girl name
1943 3,543 3,534 9 #80 girl name
1944 3,221 3,211 10 #86 girl name
1945 3,413 3,408 5 #81 girl name
1946 4,115 4,115 0 #81 girl name
1947 4,187 4,187 0 #94 girl name
1948 4,129 4,122 7 #87 girl name
1949 4,059 4,050 9 #86 girl name
1950 4,466 4,458 8 #84 girl name
1951 4,882 4,873 9 #82 girl name
1952 5,264 5,256 8 #79 girl name
1953 5,262 5,255 7 #80 girl name
1954 5,314 5,302 12 #80 girl name
1955 5,222 5,211 11 #84 girl name
1956 5,367 5,359 8 #86 girl name
1957 5,487 5,479 8 #87 girl name
1958 5,469 5,455 14 #87 girl name
1959 5,752 5,742 10 #82 girl name
1960 5,644 5,632 12 #88 girl name
1961 5,532 5,519 13 #90 girl name
1962 5,293 5,275 18 #83 girl name
1963 5,341 5,329 12 #80 girl name
1964 5,428 5,412 16 #76 girl name
1965 4,734 4,725 9 #78 girl name
1966 4,167 4,156 11 #83 girl name
1967 4,111 4,099 12 #84 girl name
1968 3,925 3,914 11 #88 girl name
1969 3,728 3,710 18
1970 3,457 3,439 18
1971 2,929 2,920 9
1972 2,278 2,266 12
1973 2,457 2,449 8
1974 2,474 2,463 11
1975 2,289 2,284 5
1976 2,233 2,224 9
1977 2,362 2,354 8
1978 2,479 2,469 10
1979 2,739 2,734 5
1980 2,789 2,779 10
1981 2,818 2,806 12
1982 2,459 2,445 14
1983 2,314 2,305 9
1984 2,245 2,236 9
1985 2,031 2,021 10
1986 1,930 1,917 13
1987 1,883 1,868 15
1988 1,857 1,851 6
1989 1,898 1,879 19
1990 1,936 1,926 10
1991 1,672 1,672 0
1992 1,684 1,684 0
1993 1,489 1,483 6
1994 1,432 1,432 0
1995 1,390 1,385 5
1996 1,324 1,324 0
1997 1,344 1,344 0
1998 1,135 1,135 0
1999 1,083 1,083 0
2000 1,081 1,081 0
2001 1,023 1,023 0
2002 940 940 0
2003 796 796 0
2004 765 765 0
2005 709 709 0
2006 689 689 0
2007 608 608 0
2008 634 634 0
2009 557 557 0
2010 484 484 0
2011 485 485 0
2012 525 525 0
2013 572 572 0
2014 558 558 0
2015 538 538 0

Fun Facts about the name Anne

  • How many people with the first name Anne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 320,852 babies born with the first name Anne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anne to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 136 new born babies.
  • When was Anne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anne is Thursday, November 15th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Anne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anne was in 1959 with a total of 5,742 babies. That's a lot of babies named Anne!
  • Random Anne Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anne ranks 89th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 118 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Anne: Your name in reverse order is Enna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Anne? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 623 people with the last name Anne.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Anne? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Anne as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Anne as a first name

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Popularity of Anne as a last name

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Common last names for Anne

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Anne U.S.
  White 41.73% 64.26%
  African American 13.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 40.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Anne

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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Origin and Meaning of Anne

The name "Anne" is of English origin, and it means "Variant of Hebrew Hannah meaning Favor. Grace". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Queen of England and Scotland and Ireland; daughter if James II and the last of the Stuart monarchs; in 1707 she was the last English ruler to exercise the royal veto over parliament (1665-1714)

The French spelling of Ann, used interchangeably since the Middle Ages. From Vulgate Latin Anna, from Ancient Greek Ἄννα (Ánna), from the Hebrew female name חַנָּה (ḥannâ), meaning 'grace; gracious'. Compare with John.

  1. A female given name.

A shortened form of any of various Germanic masculine names which began with arn (eagle), such as Arnold.

  1. (very rare) A male given name.

    Anne was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Norman, Norwegian, and Swedish

    Notable Persons With the Name Anne

    Anne Gorsuch

    Anne Gorsuch was a 4th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Anne was born on April 21st, 1942 in Casper, Wyoming. She passed away on July 18th, 2004.

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    Anne Hathaway

    Anne Hathaway is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Anne was given the name Anne Jacqueline Hathaway on November 12th, 1982 in Brooklyn.

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    Anne Frank

    Anne Frank is a writer. Anne was given the name Annelies or Anneliese Marie Frank on June 12th, 1929 in Frankfurt.

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    Anne Boleyn

    Anne Boleyn was royalty. She was most prominent from 1533 to 1536. Anne was born as the child of Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, Elizabeth Boleyn, and Countess of Wiltshire in Blickling Hall, Norfolk or Hever Castle, Kent. She left this life on May 19th, 1536.

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    Anne

    Anne was royalty. She was most prominent from 1702 to 1707. Anne was born as the child of James II of England and Anne Hyde on February 6th, 1665 in St James's Palace. She breathed her last breath on August 1st, 1714.

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    Anne Bancroft

    Anne Bancroft was an actress. Her career lasted from 1951 to 2005. Anne was given the name Anna Maria Louisa Italiano on September 17th, 1931 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S. She died on June 6th, 2005.

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    • St. Vincent
      (musician)
    • Anne Heche
      (actress)
    • Anne
      (royalty)
    • Anne of Cleves
      (royalty)
    • Anne of Austria
      (royalty)
    • Annie Potts
      (actress)
    • Anne Archer
      (actor)
    • Anne Rice
      (novelist)
    • Anne Buydens
      (producer)
    • Anne Hathaway
      (housewife)
    • Anne Baxter
      (actress)
    • Anne Hutchinson
      (midwife)
    • Anne Neville
      (royalty)
    • Anne Brontë
      (writer)

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Anne

    Princess Anne

    Princess Anne is royalty. She holds the title Princess Royal([[#Titles, styles, honours, arms, and Princess Royal. Princess was born as the child of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and Elizabeth II on August 15th, 1950 in Clarence House.

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    Anne

    Anne was royalty. She was most prominent from 1702 to 1707. Anne was born as the child of James II of England and Anne Hyde on February 6th, 1665 in St James's Palace. She breathed her last breath on August 1st, 1714.

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    Saint Anne

    Saint Anne is a saint. She holds the title Mother of the Virgin, Mystic, Maternal Heroine, and Woman of Amram.

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    Kansiime Anne

    Kansiime Anne is an entertainer, actress, comedian, and writer. She holds the title Africa's Queen of Comedy”. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Kansiime was given the name Kansiime Kubiryaba Anne on April 13th, 1987 in Kabale, Uganda.

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    Marie Anne

    Marie Anne was royalty. She was most active from 1905 to present. Marie was born as the child of Miguel I of Portugal and Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg on July 13th, 1861 in Schloss Bronnbach, Württemberg. She left this life on July 31st, 1942.

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    Countess of Rosse Anne

    Countess of Rosse Anne was an important human. Countess was born on February 8th, 1902. She passed away on July 3rd, 1992.

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    What does the name Anne mean?

    Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

    Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

    Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

    Eis for explorer, always ready for the next journey

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