What does Annis mean?
Annis \a(n)-nis\ as a girls' 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.
Annis▼ has 24 more different forms via Agnes, Ann: Aggi, Aggie, Agi, Agie, Agna, Agnah, Agneis, Agnese, Agness, Agnie, Agnus, Aigneis, Ainah, Anais, Anis, Anise, Annais, Annest, Annie▼, Anniesse, Annisah, Annise, Ines▼ and Ynes.
Annis is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2550 out of 4276, Top 60%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#5682 out of 88799, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Annis for girls. Annis reached its peak position of #688 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Annis and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Annis appearing in the Top 1000 are Aggie, Agnes, Anais, Anissa, Ann (#945 last year), Anne (#553), Annie (#311), Anniston (#905) and Ines. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during the years 1900-1909 and has become much less since, with versions such as Agnes, Anissa, Ann, Anne and Annis becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Annis▼ is alike in pronunciation to Annus, Ennis, Innes and Innis. Other suggested similar baby names are Anci, Angie▼, Anisa, Anki, Anni, Annica, Annick, Annika▲ and Annissa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Annis.