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Name Anna - Meaning and origin

Name Anna - Meaning and origin



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Origin of first name:

Anglo-Saxons, Courts, Hebrews

Meaning of the name:

Derived from Anne, Anna comes from the Hebrew "Hannah" meaning "grace".
There exists in Celtic mythology a goddess Ana, goddess of Fertility and mother of all Celtic gods.

Celebrities:

Anna Freud, famous British psychoanalyst of Austrian origin, Anna Chlumsky, American actress who became known to the public for her role as child-star in the films "My girl" and "My girl 2", Anna Kendrick, actress American actor Jessica Stanley in the saga "Twilight", Anna Popplewell, actress of English origin, Anna Brewster, model and actress of English origin, or Anna Belknap, American actress made famous by the role she embodies in the series "Experts: Manhattan": Lindsay Monroe.
Anne, mother of the Virgin Mary, was a pious woman long sterile. It was only after 20 years of marriage with Saint Joachim that Anne had her first child: Marie. A theological interpretation affirms that the life of Saint Anne should be compared with that of Hannah, the mother of the prophet Samuel.

His character :

Open to communication, Anna exudes a sense of strength and confidence. Intelligent, she is spiritual in nature, intuitive and generous, and attaches great importance to family life.

Derivatives:

Ana, Anne, Anica, Anita, Annabelle, Anette, Annick, Annie, Anouchka, Anouck, Nancy, Nanette and Noucka.

His party :

Anna is celebrated on July 26th.

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