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What does Anh mean?

Anh Pronunciation of Anh [anh] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and Anh means "He (God) has favored me". Anh is an alternate form of Anne (Hebrew): the English version of Hannah.


Anh has 3 variants: Aine, Ann and Ayn.

31 more relations via Anne: Ana, Anci, Anet, Anett, Ania, Anica, Anika, Aniko, Anita, Anka, Anke, Anki, Anna, Anni, Annie, Annis, Annus, Anny, Anona, Anouk, Antje, Anya, Anyu, Asya, Hana, Nan, Nana, Nina, Nona, Oni and Onie.

Creative forms:
(female) Aan, Ach, ..

(male) Aana, Aani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Anh Grayson (A.G.), ..

How popular is Anh?

Anh is a very prominent first name for females (#1674 out of 4276, Top 39%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Anh (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 are Anna (#44 last year), Ana (#211), Nina (#300), Annie (#323), Anya (#555), Anne (#569), Anika (#580), Hana (#860), Ann (#893), Anita (#1520), Nana, Nona, Nan, Onie, Annis, Ania, Aine, Anona and Asya. Adoption of these forms of Anh was at its highest in the 1880s (usage of 10.26%) and is now significantly diminished (usage 0.75%, 92.7%), with versions such as Onie becoming somewhat outmoded. Anna has historically been preferred by parents, though Anika has gained in usage. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ana, Ania, Anika, Anita, Ann in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anna, Anne, Annie, Annis, Anona in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anya, Asya, Hana, Nan, Nana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nina, Nona, Onie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aine, Anika, Anna, Annie, Nina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Anh is alike in pronunciation to Ione, Win, Wyn, Wynn and Yann. Another recommended name is Ang. These names tend to be less frequently used than Anh.

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