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


Anne is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Anne thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Anne?

Anne is a form of the name Anna, which derived from the Hebrew name Hannah. In the Netherlands, especially the Frisian speaking area, Anne is also used as a masculine name and is considered a variant of the name Ane.

What does the name Anne mean?

The girl’s name Anne means “grace”, “favor” and “merciful”, “gracious” or “He (God) has favored me” (from Hebrew “ḥen/חֵן” = grace/favor or “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious). The boy’s name Anne presumably means “eagle” (from Germanic “arn”).

Pronunciation of Anne

Variants of the name Anne


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Popularity of the name Anne

The name Anne is ranked #2364 overall.

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