What does Annis mean?
Annis [an-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.
24 more different relations 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.Creative forms:
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(male) Anas, Anhas, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Annis?
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 (#6824 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Annis reached its peak position of #682 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Annis appearing in the Top 2000 are Aggie, Agnes (#1272 from recent data), Agness, Anais (#1034), Anessa, Anice, Anis, Anissa, Ann (#893), Anne (#569), Annice, Annie (#323), Anniston (#1035), Anyssa and Ines. Usage of these forms of Annis reached its most widespread in the 1880s (adoption of 2.7%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.1%, down 95%), with versions such as Anissa becoming less trendy. Anais and Anniston are two of the more trendy names for newborns here.
Annis is alike in pronunciation to Anayas, Aneese, Annus, Ennis, Euniss, Innes, Inness, Innis and Uniss. Other suggested similar names are Ailis, Alais, Alanis, Aldis, Alis, Allis, Anani, Anci, Andi▲, Andie, Angie▼, Angil, Ania, Anisa, Anki, Anna▼, Annah, Annda, Anner, Annet, Anngil, Anni, Annica, Annick, Annida, Annika, Annina, Annissa, Annita, Annot, Anny, Antia, Ardis▼, Arnit, Artis, Avis▼, Janis▼, Jannis, Jennis, Lenis and Tanis. These names tend to be less commonly used than Annis.