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What does Anker mean?

Anker Pronunciation of Anker [anker] as a boys' name is of English origin, and the name Anker means "stability". Anker is a variant form of Anchor (English): the object as name.


1 alternative form via Anchor: Ancher.

Creative forms:
(male) Arker, Ayker, ..

(female) Anagra, Ankeri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Anker Eddy (A.E.), ..

How popular is Anker?

Anker is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#19865 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Anker has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anker name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anker outside U.S.

Similar Names

Anker is alike in pronunciation to Ankur. Other recommended names are Abeer, Abner, Acer, Adler, Aiken, Alger, Alter, Ameer, Amer, Ammer, Anael, Ander, Anders, Andor, Ange, Angel, Anjel, Anse, Ansel, Anteo, Antero, Anwar, Anwel, Asher, Askel, Asser, Avner, Ayken, Aymer, Baker, Deker, Ender, Inver, Osker, Riker and Ryker. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anker.