Name Anna Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Anna


Anna is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Anna?

Anna is a variation of the name Hannah, that is of Hebrew origin. Anni is also a feminine form of the boy’s name Anno.
Anna is a palindrome name, it can be spelled the same way forward or backward.

What does the name Anna mean?

Anna means “favor” and “grace” or “He (God) has favored me” (from Hebrew “ḥen/חֵן” = grace/favor or “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious). Deriving from Anno, Anna means “eagle power”, “Yahweh is gracious” and “enclosure”.

Pronunciation of Anna

Variants of the name Anna

Ana Annah

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Popularity of the name Anna

The name Anna is ranked #35 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.

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