First name origins & meanings:

  1. Hebrew: Gift of God's favor
  2. Dutch: Bringer of peace; hope

First name variations: Anabel, Anca, Anke, Ani, Ann, Anne, Anneka, Anica, Anicah, Anika, Anikah, Aniqua, Aniquah, Anita, Annchen, Annette, Annabel, Annabella, Annabelle, Annia, Annice, Annie, Annis, Annuska, Annys, Anya, Anyca, Anycah, Anyka, Anykah, Anyqua, Anyquah, Bella, Hannah, Ann, Lan, Lani, Lanna, Liannaka

Last name origin & meaning:

Of uncertain origin. It occurs occasionally as a surname in England and Ireland, Italy, and Hungary, most probably being derived from the female personal name Anna, which comes through Latin and Greek from the Biblical Hebrew name Hanna.

Famous people with this first name: Anna Faris, Anna Paquin, Anna Chlumsky

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kirk Cameron, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Kristin Scott-Thomas, Patty Smyth

This name appears in the following lists: Before They Were Famous - Name Changers, Dancers, First Ladies, Artists, Opera Singers, Presidents' Kids

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