Meaning:god has favoured me


Pronunciation:an yah


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About Aanya

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If you are looking for something a bit more unique for your baby girl, then Aanya could be a great choice – it is a different spelling from the more common Anya and is much more interesting than Anne.

Detailed Meaning

Aanya is a baby name which derives from the name Anne, itself derived from the Hebrew name Hannah. It has become more popular in the UK in recent years.

Famous People With This Name

Anya Hindmarch is a British fashion designer especially known for her handbags and purses. Anya Marina is an American singer-songwriter. Anya Seton was an American writer known for her historical romances.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Aanya include Ann, Annie or Yaya.

Related Names

Aanya can also be spelt Anya. The name is also related to Anne and Hannah.

Stories Featuring This Name

Anya Amasova is a spy featured in the James Bond film, “The Spy Who Loved Me.” Anya Jenkins is a character in the cult television series, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Anya was the nickname given to Princess Anastasia in the animated film, “Anastasia.”

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