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What does Anja mean?

Anja Pronunciation of Anja [an-ja] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and Anja means "He (God) has favored me". Anja is an alternate spelling of Anna (Hebrew): Latinate transcription of Hannah. Anja is also a form of Anya (Hebrew).

Variations

11 relations via Anna, Anya: Aanya, Aine, Ana, Ania, Ann, Annah, Annet, Annica, Annika, Hania and Inya.

Creative forms:
(female) Anija, Arnja, ..

(male) Anman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Anja Korie (A.K.), ..

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)

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)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anja, Aanya, Ana, Ania, Ann in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

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.

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