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Origin and Meaning of Anon

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  • A user from Australia says the name Anon is of Thai origin and means ""No debt"".
  • A user from Luxembourg says the name Anon is of Japanese-Miya Latin-ana origin and means "Gift of God".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adverb A*non"
  1. Straightway; at once.(Obs)"The same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it." [Matt. xiii. 20.]
  2. Soon; in a little while."As it shall better appear anon." [Stow.]
  3. At another time; then; again."Sometimes he trots, . . . anon he rears upright." [Shak.]"A pouncet box, which ever and anon He gave his nose." [Shak.]

Etymology: OE. anoon anon anan, lit., in one (moment), fr. AS. on in + ān one. See On and One

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (old-fashioned or informal) in a little while ("see you anon")
  2. At another time ("ever and anon")

Old English anoon, anon, anan (literally “in one (moment)”), from on (“in”) +‎ ān (“one”). See on and one.

From anonymous, by shortening

  1. An anonymous person, especially an author
  2. A work with an unknown author
  3. A work without a title

    anon was also found in the following language(s): Esperanto and Finnish

    Notable Persons Named Anon

    Anon Amornlerdsak is a soccer player for the Buriram United F.C., Surin City F.C., and Thailand national under-20 football team. Anon was born on November 6th, 1997 in Chiang Mai Province.


    Anon Sangsanoi is a soccer player for the Chiangrai United F.C., Nakhon Ratchasima F.C., North Bangkok College F.C., BEC Tero Sasana F.C., Muangthong United F.C., Sisaket F.C., Thailand national under-23 football team, and Thailand national football team. Anon was born on March 1st, 1984 in Nakhon Ratchasima.


    Anon Nanok is a soccer player for the Udon Thani F.C., Krung Thai Bank F.C., TTM Customs F.C., Police United F.C., Chainat Hornbill F.C., Chiangrai United F.C., Air Force Central F.C., Nakhon Ratchasima F.C., Thai Honda F.C., TOT S.C., and Thailand national football team. Anon was born on March 30th, 1983 in Nakhon Ratchasima.


    Anon San-Mhard is a soccer player for the BEC Tero Sasana F.C., Satun United F.C., Hat Yai F.C., Phattalung F.C., Bangkok F.C., Bangkok Christian College F.C., Songkhla United F.C., and Thailand national under-23 football team. Anon was born on July 3rd, 1991 in Songkhla.


    Anon Boonsukco is a soccer player for the Sisaket F.C., Bangkok Glass F.C., Bangkok United F.C., and Thailand national football team. Anon was born on April 1st, 1978 in Ratchaburi.


    Anon Muangthong is an athlete for the Kamphaeng Phet F.C.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Anon

    David Añón is a soccer player for the UD Somozas, Deportivo de La Coruña, Deportivo de La Coruña B, Montañeros CF, Albacete Balompié, Celta de Vigo B, and CD Boiro. David was born on April 3rd, 1989 in A Coruña, Spain.


    Jorge Añón is an athlete for the Independiente Santa Fe. Jorge was born on February 14th, 1961.


    Javier Añón is a sports team member for the Marbella FC.


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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Anon U.S.
      White 41.40% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.69% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 53.76% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Anon

    People with the last name Anon are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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    Fun Facts about the name Anon

    • How Popular is the name Anon? Anon is the 83,659th most popular name of all time. As a last name Anon was the 97,671st most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Anon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Anon in the United States.
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2011 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Anon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anon is Monday, August 8th, 1870.
    • What year had the most people named Anon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anon was in 2011 with a total of 5 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Anon: Your name in reverse order is Nona. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nnoa. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Anon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 186 people with the last name Anon.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Anon? Anon is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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