Ann meaning

: grace or favor.

Ann Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \a-nn\
Number of People 👶 470,000
Rate in 2021 2051
Numerology 🔢 11
Name origin 🌍 English
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Ann Name Meaning

Ann, a variant of Anne, is a classic and timeless name that has been in use across cultures and continents. Rooted in Hebrew origins, the name Ann is typically translated to mean "graceful" or "merciful", often symbolizing the divine favor or blessing. The name carries a sense of elegance, simplicity, and strength, embodying a sense of gentleness coupled with resilience.

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Ann Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Ann

The name Ann has a rich historical and cultural background, tracing its roots back to the Hebrew name Hannah. In the Bible, Hannah was the mother of the prophet Samuel. The name gained popularity in the Christian world due to St. Anne, the mother of the Virgin Mary.

Throughout history, the name Ann has seen various iterations across different languages and cultures. The French prefer Anne, whereas the Spanish and Italians use Ana. In English-speaking countries, Ann became popular during the Middle Ages and has remained a classic choice for parents.

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Ann has been a popular choice for many notable figures throughout history. Famous people with this name include Ann Radcliffe, a pioneer of the Gothic novel, and Ann Richards, the feisty governor of Texas. In today's world, Ann is a popular name for characters in books and movies, further solidifying its presence in popular culture.

The name Ann is often associated with a strong, independent, and creative personality. Those named Ann are thought to value truth and justice, and are often seen as reliable and responsible. The popularity of the name Ann may have seen ups and downs over the decades, but its timeless appeal ensures it never goes out of style. Its simplicity, elegance, and strength continue to make it a favorite choice for parents around the world.

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01/14/2024 00:00:00

One of my 9 sisters named me Ann (Marie) in 1966 and I love it. My husband of 40+ years is Dan, so that is fun too. Name fits the'smart, focused person I am!

11/05/2023 03:57:34

My name is Ann and I think It's a very unique name. Names like Annie and Annabella feels too cute and soft, but in my opinion, Ann just sounds right.

11/03/2023 05:49:08

my dad named me ann because the first english names he knew were ann and george. i feel like my name is a bit outdated and ive never met someone my age that'shares the'same name as me. but that also means that my is unique in a way! a lot of people i know affectionately call me annie as a nickname.

10/18/2023 03:03:40

My name is Ann and when I was younger, I hated it. But after doing some research I was surprised that my name Isn't as common as most girls. The only reason I hated it is because I thought it looked weird.

09/26/2023 14:24:16

terrible. 0/10 would not recommend. causes terrible indigestion.

09/12/2023 18:18:36

Even as a little kid I hated being called Ann. I thought it was a harsh, stingy, mean, distant name. After I left home it morphed into Annie which is more affectionate, and I like it better, but I feel more like a Mimi or an Yvette.

08/08/2023 13:58:02

My middle name is Ann. I love it, It's a classic name.

08/02/2023 23:21:58

My son's wife's name is Ann. Before I'met her I thought this is a bIt'strange name, like not complete ANne, without this distinguished aura which has Anne or even Anna. But now I don't agree with it. Ann is a pretty and feminine name, classic and short, I like such names the most. All my children have classic, short names, including Ann's husband. So I think Ann and her name really fits our family and the name Ann fits our Ann.

07/06/2023 08:38:48

This is my middle name that I love. My parents named me after my grandfather, Allen. My grandmother always used my first and middle name and would spell it Allen.

06/25/2023 01:23:14

my nickname is ANN and i love it. its cute and girly and suits me well. my real name is annalisa which i also like but i couldn't pick a better nickname. im known throughtout my entire grade at school as ann. my other nickname is leese

06/23/2023 01:29:00

My middle name is Ann also, as is my mum's. I'm not a big fan of it as its quite plain and boring. I'm afraid I won't be carrying this on as a middle name when I have kids. I like the name Annabelle though.

06/21/2023 17:26:58

It's an OK name. Not great and very plain. I guess it could be worse!!!

05/27/2023 19:40:46

My name is Ann and I love it. It's very, very rare now to meet anyone with the name as their first name. Simple and beautiful.

01/27/2023 14:16:42

not very good and not very bad. Annie is a cute nickname. Ann is a good combo with many middle or first names.

12/11/2022 06:59:08

My name is Ann. I was given'this name when it was at its peak! (1972) It is rare now for a girl to be Ann versus Annie. It feels very classy to be Ann. My mother loved it. She fell in love with the girl in the Bobby Daren song "Artificial Flowers" which was #1 when I was born. There were 7 Anns in my grade school and about 5 Ann-Maries. Needless to say, when'the nun said "Ann" many girls jumped!

11/27/2022 07:57:08

its only good when you trn it into something annie

10/07/2022 01:26:22

Hello, My name is Ann. I was named after my Grandmother who was named Ann . I also am named AnnabnAnna -my cousin named me tat . I also am Auntie Annie. I am a Seamstress and my clothing label is "ANNABELLA" Enjoy life ! Ann

10/04/2022 11:43:22

My mom's name is Ann...It's a beautiful name but it gets difficult when'the cousins are over. They usually just tag on an "ie" and call her Auntie Ann vs. Aunt Ann. Luff her name though.

10/02/2022 13:34:56

It's my name. Itcould be a lot worse but I think of it as "Ann the indefinite article"!

09/12/2022 05:25:58

My first name is Ann. Middle is Marie. I ask my mom all the time why that name. Couldn't she think of anything else❤️ But she loves it. I think it is boring and plain. All the other Anns I have met have been 30+ years older then me. I really don't like the name.

08/28/2022 02:35:06

Ann is my middle name - Nicole Ann... It just flows really nicely. Plus it is my mother and god mothe's middle name

08/24/2022 01:35:42

my name is ann but everyone calls me annie. i think its pretty boring but ther's nothing really offensive about it.

06/02/2022 12:37:12

hi people my name is ann and i love my name because its been in my family for generations all the way back to ireland so its very special :) Ann MO.

12/23/2021 02:30:36

I'm a Ruth Ann. No name goes better with Ruth than Ann!!!

10/22/2021 07:17:42

My name is Ann-Marie as one name as opposed to two but people usually call me Ann, Annie. i've gotten Anna Banana from a friend and AnnaMaria. All in all I think Ann is quite a pretty name. It's sophisticated and regal as opposed to plain.

09/02/2021 11:23:24

Born 1976. I rarely find anyone in my age area with Ann as their first name. We are definitive on being the no E Ann. Middle name is Kathleen so very Irish sounding. I guess as I get older it is not as popular and the name is unique. Sometimes I think it is a harsh sounding name, but then again, I think It's unique enough to stand out from the more popular names.

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Ann FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Ann?
The origin of the name Ann is English.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Ann?
grace or favor.
*️⃣ How many people are named Ann?
Almost 470000 people are named Ann.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Ann?
The names of Anastasia, Anastacia, Annastacia