Anais

Anais - A very unique female name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Anais, meaning grace, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1982 on position #2826. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Anais and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Anais? 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 Anais. The baby girl name Anais was given to 165 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1137 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 8,565 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Anais peaked in popularity 31 years ago in 1988 on position 803.



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Anais is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Anais is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #509 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,478.

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 Anais is where you live.


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Anais origin and meaning

Anais is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means grace. To see famous people named Anais, pop culture references for the name Anais and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Anais

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

Angie / Annika / Anika / Anissa / Anisa / Anisha / Anyssa / Anessa / Anushka / Anja /

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
20121137
20111287
20101280
20091075
20081163
2007897
2006875
2005959
20041357
2003936
20021050
20011126
20001078
1999977
1998993
19971033
19961004
19951093
19941049
1993890
1992808
1991951
19901032
1989957
1988803
19871251
19861043
1985923
1984871
19831942
19822826

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts509
New York626
Florida679
Arizona699
California749
New Jersey900
Virginia1017
North Carolina1188
Texas1290
Illinois1311
Georgia1478

Even more about Anais


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 Anais 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 Anais?

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
1988
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Anais
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 8,565
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1982
2012 births +165

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