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since 1880
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun An"sa
A name given to either of the projecting ends of Saturn's ring.

Etymology: L., a handle


From Latin ansa (“handle”).

  1. (astronomy) the most protruding part of planetary rings as seen from distance

ansa was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, French, Iban, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Latin, Norwegian Nynorsk, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Ansa

Ansa Megelo is an athlete for the Clube Marracuene.


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Popularity of Ansa as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Ansa

  • How Popular is the name Ansa? Ansa is the 60,996th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ansa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21 babies born with the first name Ansa in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ansa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ansa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ansa is Tuesday, August 8th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Ansa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ansa was in 1995 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ansa: Your name in reverse order is Asna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sana. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ansa born Apr 1, 1966

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Israel approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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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)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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