Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: With Grace
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
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In 2017 the name Anna...

• was given to 4,520 baby girls
• was the 53rd most popular name for baby girls
• was 42% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Alabama
• was least popular in New Mexico, Utah, and Nevada
• was about as popular as Lucy and Samantha
Babies Named Anna Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Anna...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2001
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1952
• is 31% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 30% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Tionna, Hanah, Alysa, Rahul, Rohit, Bradon
• has the most opposite popularity history to Millicent, Charlette, Rosalyn, Everette, Vito, Otis
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Anna Per State
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Geographically the name Anna...

• 41% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Ava, Ella, Avery, Landon, Carter, John
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Kamila, Alexia, Alondra, Ezequiel, Iker, Matias
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Anna by the Baby Name Institute

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• What are the chances a kid named Anna will be the only kid named Anna in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Anna compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Anna rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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