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What does Annan mean?

Annan Pronunciation of Annan [an-nan] as a boys' name is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Annan is "from the brook".

Associated with: brook (river).


Creative forms:
(male) Anan, Anin, ..

(female) Anane, Annani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Annan Cooper (A.C.), ..

How popular is Annan?

Annan is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#30161 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Annan has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Annan is alike in pronunciation to Einon, Eunan, Eynon, Unwin and Unwyn. Other suggested similar names are Aaran, Abna, Abnar, Abran, Adan, Adnah, Adnan, Adnon, Aedan, Ahran, Ahsan, Aidan, Aitan, Alan, Alban, Aldan, Allan, Alvan, Aman, Amnon, Andon, Anno, Annson, Anrai, Anson, Antal, Antin, Anton, Antuan, Antun, Antwan, Anwar, Aran, Arian, Arlan, Arman, Arnan, Arnat (see Arnett), Arnau, Arnon, Arran, Aslan, Athan, Auban, Aydan, Ayman, Cannan, Conan, Donnan, Ednan, Ernan, Finan, Hanan, Hannan, Inman, Innman, Janan, Kannan, Kenan, Kennan, Ronan, Tannan and Tynan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Annan.

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