Name Anne - Meaning and origin

Name Anne - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Courts, French, Hebrews

Meaning of the name:

From Hebrew "hannah", grace.
In Europe, Anne began to spread slowly from the sixth century, when the Church decided to recognize the holiness of the parents of the Virgin. It became very common from the sixteenth century, mainly in Brittany.
In the thirteenth century, he arrived in England and gave birth to diminutives Nanny and Nancy.


Historical characters: Anne Boleyn who was Queen of England (16th century), Queen of France Anne of Brittany 1477-514), Anne of Kiev, Anne of Austria who was Queen of France in the 17th century.
But also: the American actress Anne Bancroft, the French journalist Anne Sinclair, the English novelist Anne Brontë, the author Anne Franck, the actress Anne Roumanoff, the American actress Anne Hathaway, the politician Anne Hidalgo, the journalist Anne- Sophie Lapix ...

St. Anne, wife of St. Joachim, was the mother of the Virgin Mary in the Gospels. Saint Anne is the patron saint of Brittany.

His character :

Anne is a sentimental and sensitive woman who lets herself be guided by her feelings and emotions. She also has the qualities of an intelligent and independent woman. Ambitious, Anne is the type to invest deeply in her work. She always does everything to achieve her goals and is not afraid of failures. According to her, it is necessary to know how to draw lessons to come out bigger.


Annette, Anita, Annaelle, Anke, Annie, Annick, Anouck, Anouchka, Ninon, Hannah, etc.

His party :

His birthday: July 26th.

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