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Anya

First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
199
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Anya

"Anya" is a name of Russian origin, and it means "Gracious, Merciful". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Phonetic rendering of Аня, Russian informal pet form of Анна (Anna, = Ann).

  1. A female given name of modern usage.

Notable Persons With the Name Anya

Anya Taylor-Joy is an actress and model. Her ongoing career started in 2014. Anya was born in Miami.

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Anya Ayoung-Chee is a noteworthy person. She holds the title Miss Trinidad & Tobago Universe 2008 and Miss Trinidad & Tobago Universe2008. Anya was born Anya Ayoung-Chee on October 17th, 1981 in New York City.

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Anya Sofia Corazon is a comics character.

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Anya Amasova is a famous person.

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Anya Rozova is a notable person. Anya was given the name Anna Rozova on January 3rd, 1989 in Saint Petersburg. Anya is also known as Anya Kanani Rozova, Anya Kanani Kop, Anya Kop, Anya Rozova, Anya Kanani Rozova (Aня Кaнaни Poзoвa), Anya Kanani Kop (Аня Кaнaни Кoп), Anya Kop (Aня Кoп), Anya Rozova (Aня Poзoвa), Kop, Anya Kanani; Rozova, and Anya Kanani.

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Anya Hindmarch is a noteworthy human. Anya was born in Maldon, Essex, England.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Anya

Ikechi Anya is a soccer player for the Watford F.C., Oxford United F.C., Wycombe Wanderers F.C., Oxford City F.C., Halesowen Town F.C., Northampton Town F.C., Sevilla Atlético, Celta de Vigo B, Celta de Vigo, Granada CF, Cádiz CF, and Scotland national football team. Ikechi was born on January 3rd, 1988 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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BeeJay Anya is a basketball player for the NC State Wolfpack and NC State Wolfpack men's basketball in the Atlantic Coast Conference. BeeJay was born on March 9th, 1995.

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Anya Oko Anya is an influential human. Anya was born on January 3rd, 1937 in Abiriba.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1943 5 5 0
1947 5 5 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 14 14 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 7 7 0
1960 9 9 0
1961 12 12 0
1962 9 9 0
1963 26 26 0
1964 22 22 0
1965 19 19 0
1966 31 31 0
1967 29 29 0
1968 32 32 0
1969 43 43 0
1970 32 32 0
1971 29 29 0
1972 38 38 0
1973 50 50 0
1974 45 45 0
1975 57 57 0
1976 57 57 0
1977 69 69 0
1978 72 72 0
1979 72 72 0
1980 334 334 0
1981 166 166 0
1982 124 124 0
1983 145 145 0
1984 129 129 0
1985 91 91 0
1986 83 83 0
1987 64 64 0
1988 78 78 0
1989 113 113 0
1990 99 99 0
1991 80 80 0
1992 96 96 0
1993 96 96 0
1994 132 132 0
1995 140 140 0
1996 122 122 0
1997 152 152 0
1998 252 252 0
1999 326 326 0
2000 439 439 0
2001 508 508 0
2002 578 578 0
2003 596 596 0
2004 631 631 0
2005 680 680 0
2006 777 777 0
2007 895 895 0
2008 883 883 0
2009 889 889 0
2010 788 788 0
2011 725 725 0
2012 783 783 0
2013 688 688 0
2014 669 669 0
2015 556 556 0

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Popularity of Anya as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Anya U.S.
  White 10.55% 64.26%
  African American 52.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 30.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Anya

People with the last name Anya are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Anya

  • How Popular is the name Anya? Anya is the 1,957th most popular name of all time. As a last name Anya was the 92,358th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Anya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,704 babies born with the first name Anya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anya to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Anya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anya is Saturday, June 25th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Anya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anya was in 2007 with a total of 895 babies.
  • Random Anya Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anya ranks 87th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 13 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Anya: Your name in reverse order is Ayna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Anya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 199 people with the last name Anya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Anya? Anya is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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What does the name Anya mean?

Ais for accord, the harmony you spread.

Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Yis for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Ais for accomplished, in all that you do.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.