Home > Ann


+ to list (0)

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.

Ann has 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.

Ann has 1 masculine form: Anson.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Aun, Aunn, ..

(male) Aan, Anio, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name statistics of Ann for girls. Ann reached its peak rank of #34 in the U.S. in the 1930s, and is presently at #945. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Prominent alternative forms of Ann (#945 in recent rankings) are Aine, Ana (#222 in recent rankings), Ania, Anice, Anika (#519), Anita (#1390), Anjanette, Anna (#34), Annalisa (#1762), Annamaria, Anne (#553), Annette (#1306), Annice, Annie (#311), Annis, Anona, Antoinette, Antonia (#975), Anya (#472), Asya, Bethany (#393), Hana (#841), Hanna (#483), Hannah (#28), Luana, Marian (#1264), Maryann (#1574), Nan, Nana, Nancy (#752), Nanette, Nanny, Nina (#295), Nona, Onie and Ruthann. Usage of these relations of Ann reached its peak 134 years ago (median #1078) and is now significantly lower (#1354, 86%). Anna has been the most recognizable form, though Anika has become trendy as well over time, while versions such as Bethany have become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ann, Ana, Ania, Anice, Anika in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anita, Anjanette, Anna, Annalisa, Annamaria in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anne, Annette, Annice, Annie, Annis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anona, Antoinette, Antonia, Anya, Asya in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bethany, Hana, Hanna, Hannah, Luana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marian, Maryann, Nan, Nana, Nancy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nanette, Nanny, Nina, Nona, Onie, Ruthann in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hanna, Hannah, Nina outside U.S.

Similar Names


Ann is pronounced similarly to Ione, Win, Winne, Wyn, Wynn, Wynne and Yann. Another recommended name is Ang. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ann.