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What does Anke mean?

Anke Pronunciation of Anke [anke] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Anke is "He (God) has favored me". Anke is an alternate form of Anne (Hebrew): the English transcription of Hannah.


Anke has 2 variants: Anka and Anki.

37 more related forms via Anne: Aine, Ana, Anabel, Anci, Anelie, Anet, Anett, Anette, Anh, Ania, Anica, Anika, Aniko, Anita, Ann, Anna, Anneke, Anni, Annice, Annie, Annis, Annise, Annus, Anny, Anona, Anouk, Antje, Anuska, Anya, Anyu, Asya, Ayn, Hanka, Nance, Nonie, Oni and Onie.

Creative forms:
(female) Anan, Arike, ..

(male) Anake, Ankin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Anke Violetta (A.V.), ..

How popular is Anke?

Anke is a rare first name for women but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#144908 out of 150436, Top 96%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Anna (#44 last year), Ana (#211), Annie (#323), Anya (#555), Anne (#569), Anika (#580), Ann (#893), Anabel (#1408), Anita (#1520), Asya, Onie, Anona, Nonie, Anette, Aine, Ania, Annice and Annis are the prominent related forms of Anke (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Nance, are uncommon. These forms of Anke reached the apex of their popularity 135 years ago (adoption of 10.12%) and are now much less conventional (adoption 0.68%, 93% less), with forms such as Annie going out of style. Anika is the most trendy name for newborns here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ana, Anabel, Anette, Ania, Anika in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anita, Ann, Anna, Anne, Annice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Annie, Annis, Anona, Anya, Asya in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abbe, Adde, Ade, Adie, Agie, Agnie, Agye, Aide, Aiko, Aime, Aki, Alie, Alle, Aloe, Ame, Amee, Amie, Amye, Anaka, Anat, Anda, Ande, Andee, Andi, Andie, Andre, Andy, Ang, Ange, Angel, Angie, Angle, Angy, Anice, Anikee, Anis, Anise, Anja, Anjel, Anner, Annes, Annet, Anthe, Anwen, Arie, Ase, Aude, Aure, Ave, Avie, Eike, Elke, Ilke, Lake, Mike, Nike and Tunke. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anke.

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