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What does Annise mean?

Annise Pronunciation of Annise [an-nise] as a name for girls is of Greek and Hebrew origin, and the name Annise means "pure, holy; He (God) has favored me". Annise is a version of Agnes (Greek). Annise is also a variation of Anne (Hebrew): the English variation of Hannah.

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Annise has 10 variants: Anis, Anise, Anneyce, Annice, Anniesse, Annis, Annus, Ines, Inez and Ynez.

47 more related forms via Agnes, Anne: Aggie, Agie, Agneis, Agnese, Agness, Agnesse, Agnie, Agnus, Aine, Anais, Anci, Anelie, Anessa, Anette, Ania, Anica, Anika, Aniko, Anissa, Anita, Anke, Anki, Ann, Anna, Annabel, Annais, Annalisa, Anneke, Annelle, Annest, Annette, Anni, Annick, Annie, Annimae, Annina, Annisa, Annisah, Annora, Annuska, Anny, Antje, Nanice, Nanine, Nannie, Nonie and Onie.

Creative forms:
(female) Ananise, Anase, ..

(male) Anas, Annias, ..

Middle name pairings:
Annise Ellery (A.E.), ..

How popular is Annise?

Annise is an uncommon given name for females. Annise is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Annise (not ranked) are Anna (#44 in 2015), Annie (#323), Anne (#569), Anika (#580), Annabel (#621), Ann (#893), Anais (#1034), Agnes (#1272), Annette (#1334), Anita (#1520), Annalisa (#1875), Annice, Annis, Onie, Nonie, Nannie, Inez, Ines, Aggie, Anessa, Aine, Agness, Anette, Ania, Anissa, Anis and Annelle. Other forms, like Annisah, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Annise was common in the 1880s (adoption of 10.7%) and is now much reduced (adoption 0.6%, 94% less). Anna is the steady favorite, though Anais has become popular as well over time, while forms like Annette have lost favor. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aggie, Agnes, Agness, Anais, Anessa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anette, Ania, Anika, Anis, Anissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anita, Ann, Anna, Annabel, Annalisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anne, Annelle, Annette, Annice, Annie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Annis, Ines, Inez, Nannie, Nonie, Onie in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ines, Inez outside U.S.

Similar Names

Annise is pronounced similarly to Aneese, Anice, Annys, Ennis, Eunice, Euniss, Innes, Inness, Innis, Unice and Uniss. Other recommended names are Alise, Aloise, Amice, Amisa, Analise, Andie, Anelise, Ange, Angie, Anikee, Anique, Anisa, Anisah, Anisha, Annaka, Annalise, Anneka, Annelise, Annes, Annica, Annida, Annika, Annissa, Annita, Anoesj (see Anna), Anyssa, Arlise, Arnice, Aunika, Danise, Denise, Dennise, Ennish, Janise, Jenise, Renise and Venise. These names tend to be more commonly used than Annise.

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