Ann

Pronunciation: a-hnn
Origin: Greece
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe

The name "Ann" is a given name, often referred to as a first name, and it typically derives from a word with a distinct origin. The name "Ann" could be a shortened form of "Annalise," which is of English origin and means "grace" or "favor". Another possible origin is the Greek word "ὀδύσσομαι" (odyssomai), which means "to hate". However, without more specific information, it is difficult to determine the exact meaning and origin of the name "Ann." In general, names can vary in their origins and meanings, and they often provide a sense of identity for individuals. Given names, such as "Ann," are often studied in the field of onomastics or onomatology, which covers the naming of all things, including place names (toponyms) and personal names (anthroponyms). These names can originate independently in different cultures and languages, leading to variations in spelling and meaning.

Ann Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Ann is currently #541 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Ann is currently #288 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Ann is currently #533 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Ann is currently #287 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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Famous People Named Ann

  • Ann Dunham: Ann Dunham was an American anthropologist and the mother of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. She passed away in 1995.