Ann

Ann - A very unique female name



  May 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ann, meaning grace, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #52. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ann and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ann? 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 Ann. The baby girl name Ann was given to 207 baby girls in 2012, ranking #980 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,827 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ann peaked in popularity 81 years ago in 1936 on position 28.



Famous with this name

Ann Dowd
Ann-Margret
Penelope Ann Miller


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Ann is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ann is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #198 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,409.

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 Ann is where you live.


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Ann origin and meaning

Ann is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means grace. To see famous people named Ann, pop culture references for the name Ann and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ann

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

Anna / Amy / Anne / Annie / Ana / 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
2012980
2011982
2010921
2009958
2008820
2007769
2006726
2005634
2004674
2003547
2002520
2001534
2000492
1999455
1998464
1997411
1996398
1995358
1994337
1993312
1992290
1991268
1990249
1989245
1988222
1987218
1986202
1985188
1984160
1983157
1982153
1981133
1980135
1979126
1978125
1977118
1976108
1975104
1974100
197393
197290
197178
197062
196957
196854
196757
196661
196559
196460
196357
196256
196154
196050
195944
195847
195744
195646
195543
195444
195346
195245
195146
195045
194944
194844
194741
194640
194539
194439
194337
194238
194137
194035
193933
193832
193730
193628
193530
193432
193334
193234
193135
193041
192946
192854
192759
192655
192552
192455
192352
192249
192153
192049
191949
191844
191744
191640
191543
191440
191346
191247
191153
191052

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi198
Alabama247
Louisiana487
Missouri589
Maryland632
Tennessee665
South Carolina682
Virginia736
Massachusetts917
Minnesota931
Pennsylvania1000
New Jersey1006
Indiana1017
California1094
Florida1129
Georgia1162
Illinois1184
North Carolina1190
Ohio1235
New York1279
Texas1409

Even more about Ann


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 Ann 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 Ann?

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
1936
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ann
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 6,827
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +207

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