What does Anne mean?
Anne /anne/ as a girls' name is pronounced an. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Anne is "He (God) has favored me".
The English form of Hannah. A name favored by royalty and commoners for centuries. Among the royal name bearers: two queens of England, a queen of France, an empress of Russia and, today, Princess Anne of England. Also made popular by LM Montogomery's story "Anne of Green Gables" (1908). Saint Anne (mother of the Virgin Mary); Anne Boleyn, Queen of England; ballerina Anna Pavlova; Wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley; actresses Anouk Aimée, Anne Bancroft, Anne Heche, Anna Paquin; writer Ayn Rand; diarist Anne Frank; tennis player Anna Kournikova; golfer Annika Sorenstam.
Anne▼ has 96 variants: Aine, Ana▲, Anabel, Anci, Anechka, Anelie, Anet, Anett, Anette, Anh, Ania, Anica, Anika▲, Aniko, Anissa▼, Anita▼, Anitra, Anjanette, Anka, Anke, Anki, Ann▼, Anna, Annabel▲, Annabella▲, Annabelle▲, Annaelle, Annalisa, Anneke, Annelle, Annelore, Annetta▼, Annette▼, Anni, Annice, Annick, Annie▼, Annimae, Annina, Annis▼, Annise, Annora, Annus, Annuska, Anny, Anona, Anouche, Anouk, Anoushka, Anouska, Antje, Anushka, Anuska, Anya▲, Anyoushka, Anyshka, Anyu, Asya, Ayn, Hajna, Hana▼, Hanja, Hanka, Hanny, Nan▼, Nana, Nance, Nancee, Nancey, Nanci▼, Nancie, Nancy▼, Nanete, Nanette▼, Nanette▼, Nanice, Nanine, Nanni, Nannie▼, Nanny, Nanon, Nanor, Neti, Nettia, Nettie▼, Netty, Nina, Ninette, Ninon, Ninor, Ninoshka, Nita▼, Nona▼, Nonie▼, Oni and Onie▼.
Anne▼ has 20 more alternative forms via Anna, Annika, Hannah: Anaca, Anaka, Anikee, Anique, Anja, Annah, Annaka, Annalee, Anneka, Annet, Annica, Annika▲, Anoesj, Hanna▼, Hanne, Hannie, Hena, Honna, Nani and Nanney.Kreatif forms: Anae, Anneae, Annia. [more]
How popular is Anne?
Anne is a very popular first name for women (#85 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#47026 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Anne for girls. Anne reached its top position of #57 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is presently at #553. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Anne and associated names. Hannah (#28 from recent data), Anna (#34), Annabelle (#57), Ana (#222), Annabella (#256), Nina (#295), Annie (#311), Annabel (#448), Anya (#472), Hanna (#483), Anika (#519), Annika (#576), Nancy (#752), Hana (#841), Anabel (#910), Ann (#945), Annalee (#987), Nannie, Nanette, Nancie, Roseanne, Nettie, Nonie, Nona, Nita, Nanci, Onie, Nan, Anjanette, Annette, Annetta, Anner, Aine, Annis, Marianne, Anissa, Anita, Anitra and Nana are the prominent varying forms of Anne (#553 from recent data) rated in the Top 1000. Usage of these relations of Anne was common among parents a century ago (average #631) and is somewhat lower today (#767, 37% less), with forms like Nettie falling out of fashion. Annabel, Annabella, Annabelle, Anika, Hannah, Ana, Anya and Annika, and there is a rekindling in baby name usage for Ana, Annabel, Annabelle and Hannah.
Thinking of names?
Anne▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ione▼, Win, Winne, Wyn, Wynn, Wynne and Yann. Other suggested similar baby names are Adde, Adine, Agie, Agna, Agnie, Agye, Aide, Aime, Aina, Alane, Alenne, Aline▼, Alle, Aloe, Alyne, Alynne, Ame, Amee, Amie▼, Amye, Anani, Anat, Anda, Ande, Andee, Andi, Andre, Andy, Ang, Ange, Angel▲, Angie▼, Angle, Angy, Anina, Anis, Annda, Annes, Annest, Annett, Annot, Annys, Anthe, Anwen, Arene, Arinne, Arna, Ase, Aure, Ave, Avie, Bonne, Dane, Dene, Gene▼, Gunne, Jane▼, Janne, Jenne, June▲, Kine, Lane, Lene, Minne, Mone, Renne, Sine and Tine. These names tend to be less commonly used than Anne.