What does Annie mean?
Annie /an-nie/ as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Annie is "He (God) has favored me". Annie is an alternate form, with the suffix -ie, of Ann (Hebrew): the name refers to "grace". Annie is also a form of Anne (Hebrew). Annie is also used as a form of Hannah (Hebrew).
Annie▼ has 40 more alternative forms via Ann, Anne, Hannah: Aine, Anabel, Anci, Anelie, Anet, Anett, Anette, Anh, Anica, Anika▲, Aniko, Anita▼, Anka, Anke, Anki, Annabel▲, Anneke, Annelle, Annette▼, Annice, Annick, Annimae, Annina, Annis▼, Annise, Annora, Annus, Anona, Anouk, Antje, Ayn, Hanne, Hannie, Nance, Nancie, Nanice, Nanine, Nanni, Nannie▼ and Nonie▼.Kreatif forms: Afnie, Anay, Anonie. [more]
How popular is Annie?
Annie is a very popular first name for females (#97 out of 4276, Top 2%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Annie for girls. Annie reached its top position of #11 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #311. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Annie and affiliated names. Hannah (#28 from current records), Anna (#34), Ana (#222), Annabel (#448), Anya (#472), Anika (#519), Anne (#553), Anabel (#910), Ann (#945), Onie, Nannie, Nonie, Nancie, Anita, Annette, Annis and Aine are the prominent related forms of Annie (#311 from current records). Other forms, like Anny, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Annie was at its highest during 1880-1889 (median #525) and is somewhat lower today (#691, ▼35%). Anna has generally been preferred by parents, though Hannah is currently the most fashionable, while versions like Ann, Anne, Annette, Anita and Annis are no longer trendy.
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Annie▼ is pronounced similarly to Aanya, Aenya, Agna, Aina, Ainah, Anais, Anaya▲, Anayeh, Aniya▲, Annah, Annais, Ennya, Ionia, Ionie, Unna, Winnie▼ and Wynnie. Other recommended similar baby names are Adrie, Agnie, Ailie, Aimie, Alfie, Alie, Alvie, Amie▼, Ammie, Ande, Andi, Andie, Angie▼, Anice, Anis, Anise, Annelie, Annes, Anngil, Annica, Annita, Annot, Antonie, Arnice, Arrie▼, Athie, Attie, Audie▼, Avrie, Binnie, Bonnie▼, Bunnie, Cinnie, Connie▼, Dennie, Donnie▼, Engie, Fannie▼, Genie▼, Ginnie, Henie, Hennie, Honie, Jinnie, Jonie, Lanie, Lannie, Lonie▼, Minnie▼, Renie, Rennie, Ronnie▼, Sannie, Sunnie, Tinie, Vinnie▼, Vonnie and Zannie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Annie.