Anna

Anna - A very unique male name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Anna appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #497. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Anna and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Anna? 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 Anna. The baby boy name Anna was given to 31 baby boys in 2004, ranking #1834 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 57,099 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Anna peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 497.



Famous with this name

Anna Faris
Anna Paquin
Anna Castillo


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Anna is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Anna is currently topping the baby name charts in Kentucky at position #162 - and is the least popular in Kentucky at position #162.

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 Anna is where you live.


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Anna origin and meaning

Anna is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Anna, pop culture references for the name Anna and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Anna

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

Ayaan / Ammon / Amin / Aman / Amani / Annie / Ayan / Ayman / Amy / Aayan /

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
20041834
19943152
19901603
19891244
19882270
19872508
19802162
19531568
19481550
19461511
19411440
19381442
19361468
19351509
19321546
19311364
19301054
19291010
1928907
1927946
19261106
19251476
19241796
19231239
19221125
19211741
19201357
19191197
19181218
19151320
1914793
1913894
1912976
1911497

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kentucky162

Even more about Anna


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 Anna 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Anna?

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
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Anna
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 57,099
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2004 births +31

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