Anna - girls name

Anna name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Anna name meaning:

The name Anna is of Hebrew origin and its meaning is derived from the Hebrew name Hannah, which means "grace" or "favor". Anna is a timeless and classic name that has been widely used in different cultures and languages. It often carries connotations of beauty, elegance, and strength.

In the Bible, Anna was a prophetess who recognized the infant Jesus as the Messiah. This association with spirituality and devotion has further enhanced the name's significance. Anna has been a popular choice for girls throughout history and continues to be favored by parents worldwide.

The name Anna is simple yet strong, offering a sense of sophistication and femininity. It has a universal appeal, being easy to pronounce and spell in various languages. Overall, the name Anna represents grace, favor, and a timeless charm that resonates with parents seeking a beautiful and meaningful name for their daughter.

Origin: Hebrew


Related names

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

Other girls names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 97 out of 5581

545 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Anna

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