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Anchor meaning and name origin
Anchor \a-nchor, an-chor\ as a boy's name is of English origin, and the meaning of Anchor is "stability". The object as name. Most likely a surname used as a given name, possibly originating as an occupational name.
Anchor has 2 variant forms: Ancher and Anker.
Baby names that sound like Anchor are Ankur, Ingram and Ingrim.
Popularity of Anchor
Anchor is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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