English surname and American place name
"Anis' town"

Anniston Origin and Meaning

The name Anniston is a girl's name of English origin meaning "Anis' town".

Actor couple Chyler Leigh and Nathan West added this one to the lexicon when they adapted the surname of actress Jennifer Aniston as their daughter's first name. Aniston, which theoretically might mean "Anis' town," (Anis is a medieval form of Agnes) was actually Anglicized from the Greek Anastasopoulos. With its similarity to both Addison and Anna and its relationship to the attractive star, Anniston is taking off a la Jolie.

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Famous People Named Anniston

  • Jennifer AnistonAmerican actress
  • Anniston Kae West (b. 2009)daughter of American actors Chyler Leigh and Nathan West

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