Ann - girls name

Ann name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 76%

Ann name meaning:

The name Ann is of Hebrew origin and is a variation of the name Hannah, which means "grace" or "favor" in English. The name Ann has a simple and classic charm to it, making it a popular choice for parents around the world. It is a timeless name that has been used for centuries, and it has a strong biblical connection as well. In the Bible, Hannah was the mother of the prophet Samuel, and her story represents the power of prayer and faith.

The name Ann is often associated with qualities such as kindness, elegance, and grace. It is a name that exudes a sense of femininity and gentleness. Those named Ann are believed to be compassionate individuals who are empathetic towards others. They are often seen as reliable and trustworthy due to their strong moral character. The name Ann has a beautiful simplicity to it, and it is a name that stands the test of time, remaining a popular choice for parents seeking a classic and meaningful name for their daughter.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Anna. Gracious.

Related names

Anna , Ana , Analee, Analeigh, Analena, Anarosa, Anita , Ann , Annabella , Annabla, Annalisa, Annawan, Anneliese , Annissa, Nan, Nancy

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Overall UK ranking: 1351 out of 5581

23 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Ann

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