Anya name popularity, meaning and originName Popularity: 95%
Anya name meaning:
Anya is a Russian form of the name Anna, Anna or, in Hebrew, Hannah. On occasion the name can be seen spelled as Anja.
Anya is generally considered to mean 'gracious' or 'grace'. However, another, similar translation is 'God has favoured me'.
In some parts of the world Anya is considered a unisex name, although in the UK it is pretty much exclusively a girl's name.
Overall UK ranking: 278 out of 5581
171 recorded births last year
Change in rank
- Scotland (339)
Ranking for this name in various UK regions
Historical popularity of Anya
The graph below shows the popularity of the girls's name Anya from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Anya in 2023