Ann Name Meaning & Origin

Ann

Pronunciation: AN (key)

Origin of the name Ann:

The English form of Anna (gracious, full of grace and mercy). In medieval Christian tradition, the name assigned to the mother of the Virgin Mary, as Joachim was assigned to her father. Var: Anna, Anne. Pet: Annie. (an)

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Ana, Anna, Anne

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Nicknames for Ann

Hanna, Nancy, Annie, Nan, Annabelle, Anne, Ann-Marie, Ann-Mary, Ann-Melissa.

Meanings and history of the name Ann
Famous real-life people named Ann

Advice columnist Ann Landers (a pen name!)
Movie dancer Ann Miller
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter
Ann Taylor women's clothing stores
Katherine Ann Moss, birth name of the supermodel Kate Moss

Ann in song, story & screen

Ann Perkins, character in Parks and Recreation

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