Popularity today: #20
Style: Antique Charm, Biblical, Timeless
Nicknames: Annie, Nan
Variants: Ana, Anne
Sisters: Julia, Catherine, Lillian, Eva, Grace
Brothers: Joseph, Henry, Charles, Simon, Julian
Anna takes the simplicity of Ann, adds an old-fashioned gentleness and then tops it off with a sophisticated continental sheen. That's an irresistable combination to the affluent, educated parents who have made this name one of their top choices.