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Anne (F)>

Anne (female)

Variants:Aine (F) Ana (F) Anna (F) Annette (F) Hanna (F)
Diminutive(s):Anita (F)
Diminutive for:Hannah (F)
Pet Name(s):Anke (F) Anneka (F) Anneke (F) Annette (F) Annick (F) Annie (F) Annika (F) Antje (F) Nan (F) Nance (F) Nancy (F) Nanette (F) Nina (F) Ninon (F)
Derivative(s):Anne-Lis (F) Anne-Lise (F) Anne-Mai (F) Anneliese (F) Annella (F) Leanne (F) Lizanne (F) Marianne (F) Rexanne (F) Shirleyanne (F) Winanne (F) Ysanne (F)
Derivative of:Hannah (F)
Can be spelt:Ann (F)
Source(s): The Oxford Names Companion, OUP
"Scottish Forenames" - Donald Whyte, FGH, FSG
Clan MacLean Website

English, French, Swedish and German, from Hebrew Hanna/Hannah, "favoured one".

See Ann and Anna for some relationships which refer particularly to those spellings.