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What does Anisa mean?

Anisa Pronunciation of Anisa [anisa] as a girls' name is pronounced ah-NEE-sah. It is of Arabic, Persian and Iranian origin, and the meaning of Anisa is "pleasant companion; like love".

Associated with: arabic.


Anisa has 2 variants: Anisah and Annissa.

Creative forms:
(female) Anisai, Atisa, ..

(male) Anama, Anion, ..

Middle name pairings:
Anisa Evalyn (A.E.), ..

How popular is Anisa?

Anisa is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3340 out of 4276, Top 78%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Anisa was first listed in 1992 and reached its apex rank of #1026 in the U.S. in 2002, and is at #1799 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anisa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anisa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Anisa is alike in pronunciation to Anessa, Anissa, Annisa, Annisah, Anyssa and Inessa. Other suggested similar names are Alisa, Amica, Amika, Amisa, Amisha, Amissa, Anaca, Anais, Anaka, Ania, Anica, Anice, Anicka, Anika, Aniko, Anima, Anina, Anis, Anise, Anisha, Anita, Aniya, Anja, Anka, Annica, Annika, Annis, Annise, Anusha, Anuska, Anysia, Aunika and Ayisa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Anisa.

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