Annie Name Meaning & Origin

Annie

Pronunciation: A-nee (key)

Origin of the name Annie:

Pet form of Anne and Anna (gracious, full of grace).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Ani, Ann, Anna, Anne

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Comments and insights on the name Annie: | Edit

Annie can also be short for Ana, Anna, Anne, Annabelle, Annalise, Anastasia, Annika,Anita, or Angel.
There is a sweet-smelling herb called Sweet Annie (Artemisia annua).

How come almost all Annies have brown hair and freckles?

Personal experiences with the name Annie: | Edit

I named my first daughter Annie. It's a sweet girly name. I love this name!
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My name is Annie. I like it, but I get a lot of references to the musical. My friend's name is also Anny, but she spells it with a "y", but teachers just end up calling us "Annies".

My cousins name is Ana Cecelia we call her Annie for short.
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My name is Anastasia but usually I'm called Annie for short. I love this name!
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Nicknames for Annie: | Edit

Ann, Anna, Annie-Ann, Annie Bananie, Annie-bell, Anster, Anners, Anz

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Famous real-life people named Annie: | Edit

Annie Oakley, female sharpshooter
Annie Guest, daughter of actors Jamie Lee Curtis and Christopher Guest
Annie LeBlanc, YouTuber (Bratayley), Gymnast

Annie in song, story & screen: | Edit

Annie Get Your Gun, musical
Little Orphan Annie, comic strip
Annie, musical
"Annie Hall," a Woody Allen movie
"Annie Waits", a song by Ben Folds
Annie Wilson, character on the TV series 90210
Annie, subject of the Michael Jackson song "Smooth Criminal"
"Annie" a song by Vanessa Carlton off her sophmore album, "Harmonium"
Annie Porter, in the 1994 hit movie "Speed"
Annie Walker, a CIA operative in the television series "Covert Affairs"
Annie Edison, Character from NBC's 'Community'
Annie Leonhardt, an anime character in "Attack on Titan"
Annie Camden, the wife and mom on "7th Heaven"
Annie Banks-MacKenzie, Daughter from the "Father of the Bride" movies
Annie Cresta from the Hunger Games
Annie Armstrong from Light From Heaven by Christmas Carol Kauffman

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