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Anna Name Meaning and Origin

Anna Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Grace, favor, beautiful

Name Origin


Anna is a timeless name that means "grace" or "favor" in Hebrew. It is also thought to mean "beautiful" in some interpretations. This name has been popular across different cultures and time periods.

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Anna Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Anna is a simple, easy-to-pronounce name with a smooth flow. It is familiar and comfortable to say aloud.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Anna create a pleasant rhythm when spoken. The repeated 'a' sounds add a soothing quality to the name.

Famous People Named Anna

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Anna Kendrick is a talented American actress and singer known for her roles in films like 'Pitch Perfect' and 'Up in the Air'. She has received critical acclaim and award nominations for her performances.

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Anna Wintour is a prominent British-American journalist and editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine. She is a highly influential figure in the fashion industry and known for her signature hairstyle and sunglasses.

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Anna Faris is an American actress and producer known for her comedic roles in films such as the 'Scary Movie' series and 'The House Bunny'. She has also starred in TV shows like 'Mom'.

Anna Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Anna

The name Anna is generally viewed positively and does not typically evoke negative characters or cultural symbols. It is a classic and versatile name that is widely accepted and appreciated.

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