Ana

Ana - A very unique female name



  May 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ana, meaning grace, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #753. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ana and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ana? 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 Ana. The baby girl name Ana was given to 1,413 baby girls in 2012, ranking #218 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,000 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ana peaked in popularity 26 years ago in 1991 on position 119.



Famous with this name

Ana Deus
Ana de Armas
Ana Gasteyer


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Ana is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ana is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #105 - and is the least popular in Iowa at position #634.

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 Ana is where you live.


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Ana origin and meaning

Ana is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means grace. To see famous people named Ana, pop culture references for the name Ana and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ana

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

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

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
2012218
2011241
2010197
2009181
2008171
2007162
2006144
2005147
2004139
2003129
2002134
2001134
2000136
1999154
1998143
1997139
1996141
1995135
1994143
1993137
1992137
1991119
1990124
1989135
1988171
1987172
1986168
1985185
1984196
1983201
1982203
1981190
1980197
1979233
1978221
1977221
1976216
1975218
1974222
1973237
1972252
1971273
1970286
1969298
1968289
1967297
1966309
1965316
1964348
1963346
1962362
1961379
1960384
1959392
1958398
1957425
1956419
1955454
1954445
1953465
1952493
1951503
1950542
1949522
1948529
1947625
1946648
1945596
1944642
1943681
1942737
1941704
1940753
1939685
1938701
1937733
1936681
1935669
1934668
1933756
1932735
1931693
1930685
1929746
1928743
1927784
1926854
1925929
1924923
1923863
1922925
1921897
1920863
1919923
1918900
19171145
19161278
19151179
19141138
1911753

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas105
New Mexico116
Florida157
Washington174
Nevada174
Arizona175
California176
Oregon195
Georgia199
District of Columbia212
Maryland214
North Carolina218
New Jersey228
Utah231
Connecticut239
Illinois244
Alabama245
Massachusetts256
South Carolina256
Colorado259
Virginia268
New York271
Indiana273
Tennessee286
Minnesota312
Kentucky316
Mississippi323
Arkansas325
Oklahoma326
Kansas329
Pennsylvania343
Louisiana354
Nebraska384
Michigan410
Missouri471
Wisconsin473
Ohio490
Iowa634

Even more about Ana


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 Ana 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 Ana?

2 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
1991
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ana
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,000
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +1,413

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