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


Anna is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name Anna

Anna is a variation of the Hebrew name Hannah, but as well 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 is the meaning of the name Anna?

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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