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Gender: F Pronunciation: an-nah-EES Meaning of Anais: "grace" Origin of Anais: French Provencal and Catalan version of Hebrew Anne

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Anais is an unusual, exotic name forever attached to the daring French-born American novelist and diarist Anais Nin (born Angela, with middle name Anais), who was the inspiration for the naming of the daughter of musician Noel Gallagher. It is also familiar as the name of a popular perfume.

Anais has some interesting literary references as a character in the Balzac novel Lost Illusions and in Colette's Claudine books.

Anais would make an attractive, creative choice.

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Famous People Named Anais

Anais Nin, French-Cuban-American author
Anais Mali, French model (pronounced a-nays)
Anais Pouliot, Canadian model
Anais Mitchell, American singer-songwriter
Anais Marie Lee, American child actress; twin sister of Mirabelle Lee
Anais Lameche, Swedish singer from the group "Play"

Pop Culture References for the Name Anais

Some believe Anais comes from Anahita, the Persian goddess of love.
Anais Watterson, the Amazing World of Gumball
Anais Anais, a perfume by Cacharel
Anais, in the trilogy "lost voices" by Sarah Porter
Aden and Anais, a popular brand of baby products.