Anouk

Origin/Usage
Hebrew
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Baller Names
Pronunciation
ah-NOOK
Meaning
Gracious, merciful

More info about the name "Anouk"

It is originally a Hebrew name which is also very popular in Dutch and French cultures. The name is a variation of the name Anna. Anouk Aimee, a French actress and Anouk Hoogendijk, a Dutch football player, both share the name.Anouk is a Dutch diminutive of Anna. 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.

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