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What does Antje mean?

Antje Pronunciation of Antje [an-tje] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Antje is "He (God) has favored me". German variant of Ann.

Affiliated girl name: Anne.


1 different relation via Ann: Annie.

Creative forms:
(female) Ante, Astje, ..

(male) Antjen, Anto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Antje Abigayle (A.A.), ..

How popular is Antje?

Antje is an unusual given name for women and an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Annie (#323 from current records), Anne (#569) and Ann (#893) are the popular variation forms of Antje (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Antje was at its highest a century ago (median #86) and is now significantly less (#595, 96%), with versions such as Annie becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ann, Anne, Annie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aafje, Aagje, Ande, Andee, Andie, Andre, Anette, Ange, Angie, Angle, Anice, Anise, Anja, Anjel, Anke, Anthe, Anthea, Antia, Artie and Attie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Antje.

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