Annie - girls name

Annie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Annie name meaning:

The name Annie is a variant of the name Ann or Anna, which has its roots in Hebrew and means "grace" or "favored one." It is derived from the Hebrew name Hannah, which was borne by the mother of the prophet Samuel in the Bible. Annie is often considered a diminutive or nickname for names such as Annabel, Annette, or Anna.

Those named Annie are often described as kind-hearted, gentle, and compassionate individuals. They possess an innate grace and charm that tends to attract others to them. Annies are known for their nurturing and caring nature, always ready to lend a helping hand and support their loved ones. They have a strong sense of empathy and are excellent listeners, often providing solace and comfort to those in need.

Annie is a timeless and classic name that brings to mind a sense of warmth and familiarity. It carries with it the connotation of a sweet and innocent personality, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a name for their daughter that reflects these qualities.

Origin: English

Diminutive of Ann frequently used as an independent name. Famous bearers: Markswoman Annie Oakley, famous in the musical 'Annie Get Your Gun'; cartoonist Harold Gray's 'Little Orphan Annie'; the traditional folk song 'Annie Laurie'.


Dickens names, Victorian names

Related names

Ann , Ana , Analee, Analeigh, Analena, Anarosa, Aneisha, Anessa, Ani , Anice, Anisha , Anissa , Anita , Anki, Ann , Annabella , Annabeth , Annabla, Annalee , Annalisa, Annamarie, Annawan, Anneliese , Annette , Annie , Annissa, Anouska, Anyssa, Nan, Nancey, Nanci , Nancie , Nancy , Nanette, Nanine, Nann, Nannette, Nynette

Other girls names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 112 out of 5581

457 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (135)

Historical popularity of Annie

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