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pinWhat does Anja mean?

Anja /an-ja/ [2 sylls.] 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).


Anja has 21 relations via Anna, Anya: Aanya, Aine, Ana, Ania, Anique, Ann, Annabeth, Annah, Annalee, Annamarie, Anneke, Annemarie, Annet, Annica, Annika, Annmarie, Anoesj, Anouska, Hania, Inya and Nani.

Kreatif forms: Aianja, Anija, Anjaai. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Anja and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Anja (unlisted) are Aanya (#989 a year ago), Aine, Ana (#222), Ann (#945), Anna (#34), Annalee (#987), Annamarie, Annemarie, Annika (#576), Annmarie and Anya (#472). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3331%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2523%, down 24.3%), with the versions Ann, Annemarie and Annmarie becoming less trendy. Ana (#222), Annika (#576) and Anya (#472) are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation, and there is also a revival in birth name usage for Ana. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aanya, Ana, Ann, Anna, Annalee in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Annamarie, Annemarie, Annika, Annmarie, Anya in U.S.

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Aja, Anaca, Anaka, Anci, Anda, Ang, Ange, Angy, Anica, Anika, Anis, Anisa, Anka, Anke and Anki. These names tend to be less commonly used than Anja.