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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Anise

Name: Anise
Pronunciation: \a-ni-se\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Modern
Related Names: Anice
Sounds Like: Annise, Anisa
Variant forms: Aneese, Anis, Anisette

Description

Anise \a-ni-se\ as a girl's name is pronounced a-NISS. Modern name from the aniseed plant (Old French "anis", from Latin and Greek). Other names derived from spices are Clove and Juniper. May also be a variant of Agnes or Anne.

Anise has 3 variant forms: Aneese, Anis and Anisette.

For more information, see also the related name Anice.

Baby names that sound like Anise are Annise and Anisa.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Anise.

Popularity

Anise is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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