Anya: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Anya

Anya

Pronunciation: AHN-yə (key)

Origin of the name Anna:

Anna is a Latinate variant of the French Anne, a cognate of the Hebrew Hannah (gracious, full of grace).

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Anya is a beautiful, feminine, unusual name.

Nicknames for Anya: | Edit

Annie, Anyana

Meanings and history of the name Anya: | Edit

It means Gracious and Merciful.

Its origin is Russian.

In Hungarian, anya means "mother".

Famous real-life people named Anya: | Edit

Anya Seton Chase, historical fiction writer

Anya in song, story & screen: | Edit

Anya Jenkins, character from TV show "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
Anya McPherson, character from TV show "Degrassi: TNG"
In the movie "Anastasia," the amnesiac princess Anastasia went by the name Anya.

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