What does Anja mean?
Anja [an-ja] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and Anja means "He (God) has favored me". Anja is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -ja, of Anna (Hebrew): Latinate transcription of Hannah. Anja is also a form of Anya (Hebrew).
(female) Anjaie, Arnja, ..
(male) Anjaal, ..
How popular is Anja?
Anja is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3831 out of 4276, Top 90%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Anja for girls. Anja was first listed in 2002 and reached its highest rank of #1696 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the ranking of the girl name Anja and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Anja are Aanya (#1080 a year ago), Aine, Ana (#211), Ania, Ann (#893), Anna (#44), Annah, Annika (#572) and Anya (#555). These relations of Anja were favored by parents in the 1880s (median #1490) and are now significantly less conventional (#1135, down 92.4%), with versions such as Anna becoming less trendy.
Anja is pronounced similarly to Angie▼. Other suggested similar names are Abia, Adia, Aenya, Afua, Aila, Aina, Aja, Ajo, Ajua, Ala, Alea, Alfa, Alla, Alma▼, Alva▼, Alya, Ama, Amma, Amya, Anaca, Anafa, Anaka, Anaya▲, Anci, Anda, Ande, Andi▲, Andra, Andy, Anela, Anet, Ang, Ange, Angla, Angy, Anica, Anika▲, Anima, Anina, Anis, Anisa, Anjali, Anjela, Anka, Anke, Anki, Anne▼, Anni, Anny, Anora, Antje, Anwar, Anyu, Ara▼, Arna, Arya▲, Asa, Asha, Asia▼, Asta, Asya, Atha, Auda, Avia, Ayda, Ayla▲, Ayva▲, Aza, Azha, Azra, Baja, Fenja, Maja and Taja. These names tend to be less commonly used than Anja.See names in meaning and etymology.