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What does Ania mean?

Ania Pronunciation of Ania [ania] as a girls' name is of Polish and Slavic origin, and the meaning of Ania is "He (God) has favored me". Diminutive of Anna and different spelling of Anya, a Russian diminutive of Anna.

Associated with: russian.


Ania has 2 variants: Aniya and Aniyah.

Affiliated girl names: Aanya and Anne.

13 more different relations via Anna, Anya: Aanya, Aine, Ana, Anique, Anja, Ann, Annah, Annet, Annica, Annika, Hania, Inya and Nani.

Creative forms:
(female) Ancia, Azuia, ..

(male) Andan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ania Haleigh (A.H.), ..

How popular is Ania?

Ania is a rare given name for females. Ania is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ania entered the list in 1998 and reached its top position of #1272 in the U.S. in the year 2004, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ania name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ania outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Aanya (#1080 via latest list), Aine, Ana (#211), Aniya (#595), Aniyah (#249), Anja, Ann (#893), Anna (#44), Annah, Anne (#569), Annika (#572) and Anya (#555) are the popular related forms of Ania rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Hania, are seldom used. These forms of Ania were favored in the 1880s (average #1463) and have become much less conventional since (#982, 91%), with versions such as Anna becoming less stylish. Aniyah is the most chic baby name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ania, Aanya, Ana, Aniya, Aniyah in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anja, Ann, Anna, Annah, Anne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Annika, Anya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aine, Anna, Annika outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ania is alike in pronunciation to Agna, Aina, Anaya, Annais, Anni, Anny, Auina, Ayonna, Eanna, Ena, Enaya, Enya, Ianna, Ina, Inah, Iona, Ionia, Ionie, Ionya, Oni, Onie, Oona, Una, Wanna and Yna. Other recommended names are Abia, Adia, Afia, Alia, Ama, Amaia, Ami, Amia, Amiah, Amie, Amiya, Amma, Amya, Anda, Anh, Anica, Anika, Anima, Anina, Anis, Anisa, Anita, Anka, Antia, Aria, Asia, Avia and Azia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ania.

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