Anna - Meaning Of Anna, What Does Anna Mean?

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Anna Meaning


What does Anna mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Anna is of English origin.

The meaning of Anna is "favor, grace".  

It is also of Latin origin, where its meaning is "gracious".

Anna is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced A-nna.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 35  in baby name popularity for girls with 5315 occurrences.  It ranked 9654 in popular baby names for boys with 7 occurrences. 

View the Anna Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Anna has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Anna to other names.

Anna is a form of the name Channah.

Variants of the name Anna include Ana, Annah.

The names Aina, Anais, Analee, Analeigh, Analena, Analia, Anarosa, Anaya, Aneisha, Aneita, Anessa, Anica, Anice, Anichka, Aniko, Anina, Anka, Anke, Ankica, Ann, Anneka, Anneke, Anneli, Annett, Annetta, Annette, Anni, Annia, Anniah, Annick, Annie, Anniina, Annika, Annikalyn, Anniken, Annikin, Annikka, Annikki, Annisa, Annisha, Annissa, Annita, Annitra, Annitta, Annukka, Annushka, Annuska, Annze, Anona, Anouk, Antje, Anu, Anushka, Anya, Anyah, Anyana, Anyssa, Anyuta, Ianna, Jasia, Ona, Onna are all forms of Anna.

Anna has the diminutives (nicknames) Ane, Aneta, Ans, Anu, Niina, Panni.

Anna falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Anna Kournikova, Anna Pavlova.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Anna in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Anna in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Anna in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Anna Numerology page.

Anna Numerology
Anna in Hieroglyhics
Anna in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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