What does Ann mean?
Ann [ann] as a girls' name is pronounced an. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ann is "He (God) has favored me". The name refers to "grace". Simplified form of Anne, the English form of Hannah.
Associated with: grace.
Ann▼ has 1 variant: Annie▼.
Related girl names: Ancina, Anice, Anjanette, Annalisa, Annamaria, Annemae, Annette, Annis, Ansonia, Antje, Antoinette, Antonia, Bethany, Luana, Marian, Maryann, Nan, Nancy, Nanette, Nina, Ninon, Rayann, Ruthann, Anna and Anthea.
49 more different relations via Anne, Hannah: Aine, Ana, Anci, Anet, Anett, Anh, Ania, Anica, Anika▲, Aniko, Anita▼, Anka, Anke, Anki, Anna▼, Anne▼, Anneke, Anni, Annice, Annick, Annina, Annis, Annise, Annora, Annus, Anny, Anona, Anouk, Antje, Anya, Anyu, Asya, Ayn, Hana▲, Hanna▼, Hanne, Hanny, Hena, Honna, Nan▼, Nana, Nanni, Nanny, Nanon, Nina, Ninon, Nona▼, Oni and Onie▼.
1 masculine form: Anson.Creative forms:
(female) Aan, Aunn, ..
(male) Aan, Anan, .. Middle name pairings:
Ann Evelina (A.E.), ..
How popular is Ann?
Ann is a very popular first name for women (#48 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#34904 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ann reached its peak rank of #34 in the U.S. in the 1930s, and is presently at #893. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Ann (#893 in recent rankings) are Aine, Ana (#211 in recent rankings), Ania, Anice, Anika (#580), Anita (#1520), Anjanette, Anna (#44), Annalisa (#1875), Annamaria, Anne (#569), Annette (#1334), Annice, Annie (#323), Annis, Anona, Antoinette, Antonia (#1014), Anya (#555), Asya, Bethany (#420), Hana (#860), Hanna (#523), Hannah (#28), Luana, Marian (#1104), Maryann (#1809), Nan, Nana, Nancy (#820), Nanette, Nanny, Nina (#300), Nona, Onie and Ruthann. Usage of these relations of Ann reached its peak 135 years ago (median #1078) and is now significantly lower (#1372, ▼87%). Anna has been the most recognizable form, though Hana has become trendy as well over time, while versions such as Bethany have become less popular.