Meaning and name origin
Annis \a(n)-nis\ as a girl's name is pronounced a-NISS. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Annis is "satisfaction". May also have developed in the Middle Ages as a mainly Scottish form of Agnes, which means "holy" in Greek. Anysia is the name of a fourth-century Thessalonian saint. See also variants of Ann.
For more information, see also the related girl name Anice.
Annis is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2550 out of 4276, Top 60%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#5682 out of 88799, Top 6%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Annis for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Annis and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ann (#945), Anissa, Agnes and Annis. (2014 statistics).
Annis is also pronounced similarly to Anis, Anise, Annise, Annus, Ennis, Innes and Innis. Other suggested similar baby names are Anais, Anci, Angie, Anisa, Anki, Annais, Anni, Annica, Annick, Annie, Annika, Annisah and Annissa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Annis.