Anna

Origin/Usage
Hebrew
EDITOR LISTS
Gentle, Disney Inspired
Pronunciation
AN-a
Meaning
Gracious, merciful

More info about the name "Anna"

Here’s a “Frozen” inspired baby name for your little girl. Anna, a variation of Ann, has been sitting firmly in the top 25 baby name list for a couple of decades. We do feel it sounds a bit more stylish and exotic than Ann. If you’re cool enough with your daughter sharing her name with Cinderella’s step sister, you can opt for Anastasia. Anna means grace.Anna is most likely a variant of a Hebrew name Hannah, meaning "gracious" or "favored", because in the Bible she was a sincere and merciful woman. Ultimately the name lost its initial 'h'. Anna was the name of many women belonging to Russian royalty, it is also the main character in 'Anna Karenina', a novel by Leo Tolstoy. Together with its many variations, Anna has been a popular female name for many centuries and is constantly topping the name charts.

Popularity of the Name Anna

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Ahnna, Ana, Anika, Anita, Annie, Anne, Annette, Ona, Anouk, Nannie, Anka, Antje, Anja, Anni, Anu, Annuska, Anya, Onie

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'Anna' in Movies

Tag (2018)

Anna Malloy

Killing Eve

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Impulse

Deputy Anna Hulce

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018)

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Mortal Engines (2018)

Anna Fang

Downton Abbey

Anna Bates

Deep State

Anna Easton

Anon (2018)

Anna Pieters

Frozen (2013)

Anna

Frozen (2013)

Young Anna

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