Anne

Anne - A very unique female name



  Aug 17,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Anne, meaning grace, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #67. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Anne and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Anne? 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 Anne. The baby girl name Anne was given to 483 baby girls in 2012, ranking #558 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,926 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Anne peaked in popularity 102 years ago in 1915 on position 52.



Famous with this name

Anne Hathaway
Anne Heche
Anne Bancroft


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Anne is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Anne is currently topping the baby name charts in Kentucky at position #234 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #882.

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 Anne is where you live.


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Anne origin and meaning

Anne is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means grace. To see famous people named Anne, pop culture references for the name Anne and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Anne

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

Anna / Amy / Ann / 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
2012558
2011583
2010585
2009542
2008495
2007518
2006454
2005437
2004399
2003377
2002326
2001310
2000299
1999288
1998274
1997222
1996219
1995208
1994204
1993198
1992182
1991179
1990155
1989152
1988153
1987147
1986151
1985145
1984127
1983130
1982122
1981105
1980112
1979115
1978119
1977123
1976124
1975125
1974119
1973122
1972133
1971122
1970112
1969100
196888
196784
196683
196577
196476
196380
196283
196190
196088
195982
195887
195787
195686
195584
195480
195380
195279
195182
195084
194986
194887
194794
194681
194581
194486
194380
194276
194182
194084
193985
193884
193792
193689
193585
193488
193385
193281
193180
193083
192991
192893
192791
192686
192585
192480
192371
192266
192170
192065
191962
191854
191753
191653
191552
191453
191357
191258
191164
191067

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kentucky234
Alabama259
Mississippi294
Massachusetts299
Connecticut308
Virginia323
Tennessee348
Illinois389
Iowa403
Idaho415
South Carolina430
Utah438
Colorado439
Washington473
Pennsylvania481
Louisiana496
New Jersey527
Georgia558
Indiana559
Ohio566
Minnesota581
Missouri590
New York610
North Carolina626
Wisconsin696
Maryland765
Michigan794
Florida803
California821
Texas875
Arizona882

Even more about Anne


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 Anne 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 Anne?

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
1915
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Anne
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,926
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +483

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