Other Origin(s):Arabic
Meaning:from the brook
Annan is a boy's name of Celtic origin, meaning "from the brook." It was originally a Scottish surname and has become a popular choice as a first name in recent years. Annan shares Arabic roots too, where it signifies "cloud or vapour." It is a popular name among the Muslim community, though sometimes interpreted as meaning "sluggish." However, don't be put off by this seemingly negative connotation. Think of your precious Annan as a refreshing addition to your life, bringing the peace of a babbling brook and the softness of a cloud to your heart!
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