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pinWhat does Anise mean?

Anise /an-ise/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced a-NISS. Modern name from the aniseed plant (Old French "anis", from Latin and Greek). Other names derived from spices are Clove and Juniper. May also be a variant of Agnes or Anne.


Anise has 3 variants: Aneese, Anis and Anisette.

Affiliated girl name: Anice.

Anise has 19 more different relations via Agnes, Anne: Agie, Agnese, Agnie, Aine, Anais, Ania, Anica, Anika, Aniko, Anissa, Anita, Anke, Annice, Annie, Annis, Annisa, Annise, Antje and Onie.

Kreatif forms: Anase, Anihe, Anse. [more]

pinHow popular is Anise?

Anise is an uncommon given name for females. Anise is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Anise and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Anise (not ranked) are Agnes, Aine, Anais, Anika (#519 last year), Anissa, Anita, Anne (#553), Annie (#311), Annis, Juniper (#490) and Onie. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3917%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.1934%, 50.6% less), with forms like Agnes, Anita, Anne, Annis and Onie falling out of style. Anika (#519) and Juniper (#490) are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Agnes, Anais, Anika, Anissa, Anita in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Anne, Annie, Annis, Juniper, Onie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Agnes, Aine, Anika, Annie outside U.S.

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Anise is pronounced similarly to Unice and Uniss. Other suggested similar baby names are Alise, Amice, Amisa, Ange, Angie, Anikee, Anique, Anisa, Anisah and Anisha. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anise.