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.
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)