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Anne has been the name of some of the most recognizable historic figures ever. Six queens of England have carried the name, including two of them that were the wives of Henry VIII. Saint Anne was the mother of the Virgin Mary. Anne Frank who hid from the Nazis from 1942 to 1944, her journal “The Diary of a Young Girl” has been translated into over 70 languages and is one of the best documentations of what it was like to live in the time of the occupation.

Anne is a Hebrew variant of Ann and Hannah. It is also a form of the Latin name Anna. Given the historic nature of the name, it has come to symbolize nobility, grace, and fortitude.

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Nicknames for Anne

The name Anne evokes a feeling of sophistication, worthiness, and serenity. If you're looking to find the perfect nickname for the Anne in your life, we've compiled a helpful list to get you inspired. However, feel free to come up with your own option that's unique to their personality.

Anne Name Details

Style: Classic

Gender: Neutral

Pronunciation: a(n) – ne

Syllables: One

Alternative Spelling for Anne

  • Ann

Anne Name Popularity

According to the Social Security Administration index, Anne was ranked as the 625th most popular girl name in 2020. It was at peak popularity from 1947 to 1968 before declining, however it has become more popular within the last 20 years.

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Great Middle Names for Anne and Their Meanings

  • Cecelia (blind, sixth)
  • Emberly (created name)
  • Patience (enduring, forbearing)
  • Rae (diminutive or nickname for Rachel)
  • Skye (Isle of Skye)
  • Zoey (life)

Famous People Named Anne

  • Anne Hathaway (actress)
  • Anne Heche (actress)
  • Anne Archer (actress)
  • Anne Dudek (actress)
  • Anne Frank (German-Dutch diarist and Holocaust victim)
  • Anne Glass (character in the television series “Falling Skies”)
  • Anne Lewis (character in the “Robocop” movies)
  • Anne Marie (character in the movie “All Dogs Go to Heaven”)
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