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An - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

An appeared on the charts for the first time in 1975 on position #2768. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named An and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name An? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name An. The baby girl name An was given to 8 baby girls in 2012, ranking #4153 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 176,656 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. An peaked in popularity 32 years ago in 1987 on position 2157.



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An is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? An is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,541 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,541.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique An is where you live.


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An origin and meaning

An is a 2 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named An, pop culture references for the name An and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to An

We've found the following names that sound similar to An, sorted by popularity.

Anna / Amy / Ann / Anne / Annie / Ana / Aimee / Amaya / Aniyah / Amie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20124153
20113305
20103153
20094188
20084411
20073767
20065076
20053534
20043080
20034019
20023588
20013151
20003713
19993012
19983132
19963278
19953274
19942956
19932448
19922572
19912683
19903155
19893222
19882528
19872157
19853050
19842548
19832509
19822989
19812941
19802754
19752768

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2541

Even more about An


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is An a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name An?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1987
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name An
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 176,656
Letter count 2
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1975
2012 births +8

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