Anja Name Meaning & Origin
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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We named our first and only daughter Anja. We are Finnish and this spelling is more common in Scandinavia. Everyone says it's a beautiful name and the "j" just makes it unique!
Anja and Jana are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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I have a good friend named Anja who is German -- the 'j' definitely throws Americans in pronunciation, but not for long.
I know an Anja. She is the only Anja I know. All the others are spelt Anya with a y. Her siblings also have unusual/usually-spelt names.
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Anja Jasmine Firestone (b. 2011), daughter of American TV reality show personality Andrew Firestone
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