Meaning:He [God] has favored me
Anna is a girl’s name with Hebrew origins meaning “he [God] has favored me.” This name has been embraced by Christians for many decades for its association with the Virgin Mary’s mother, Saint Anna. In more recent times, Anna was used for the adorable youngest sister in the hit children’s film Frozen. Anna is a fabulous choice name for any baby girl and is a classic twist on the title Hannah.
Famous People Named Anna
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- Anna KournikovaTennis Player
Anna Name Popularity Data
The Bump Ranking
Overall:Anna is currently #309 on The Bump
Girl:Anna is currently #134 on The Bump Girl Names
Overall:Anna is currently #220 in U.S. births
Girl:Anna is currently #66 in U.S. births
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Online Etymology Dictionary, Anna, October 2017
Online Etymology Dictionary, Hannah, October 2017
Ancestry, Anna Family History
Abarim Publications, Anna meaning
Britannica, St. Anne, mother of Virgin Mary, September 2023
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