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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. A-NET(French)
ə-NET(English)
a-NE-tə(German)
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Meaning & History

French diminutive of ANNE (1). It has also been widely used in the English-speaking world, and it became popular in America in the late 1950s due to the fame of actress Annette Funicello (1942-).
VariantsAnnie, Anouk, Ninon(French) Annett(German) Annet(Dutch)
DiminutiveNettie(English)
Other Languages & CulturesQuanna(African American) Hannah(Arabic) Ane, Anne(Basque) Anna, Hanna(Belarusian) Anna, Hannah(Biblical) Anna(Biblical Greek) Channah(Biblical Hebrew) Anna(Biblical Latin) Anna, Annick(Breton) Ana, Anna, Ani, Anka(Bulgarian) Aina, Anna, Anaïs(Catalan) Ana, Hana, Anica, Anita, Anka, Jana, Nensi(Croatian) Anna, Hana, Aneta(Czech) Anna, Anu(Estonian) Anna(Faroese) Anna, Anne, Hanna, Anita, Anneli, Anni, Anniina, Annika, Annikki, Annukka, Anu, Hannele, Niina(Finnish) Antje(Frisian) Ana, Anano, Ani, Anuki(Georgian) Anna(Greek) Channah, Hannah, Chanah(Hebrew) Anett, Anna, Hanna, Anikó, Annuska, Panna, Panni(Hungarian) Anna, Hanna(Icelandic) Nainsí(Irish) Anna, Annabella, Annetta(Italian) Anna, Anita(Latvian) Ona(Lithuanian) Anke, Antje(Low German) Ana(Macedonian) Anna, Anaïs(Occitan) Anna, Hanna, Aneta, Anita, Anka, Hania(Polish) Ana, Anabela, Anita(Portuguese) Ana, Anca, Ani(Romanian) Anna, Ania, Annushka, Anya(Russian) Annag, Nandag(Scottish) Ana, Anica, Anka, Jana(Serbian) Anna, Hana(Slovak) Ana, Anica, Anika, Anita(Slovene) Ana, Anabel, Ani, Anita(Spanish) Anna, Hanna(Ukrainian) Hena, Henda, Hene, Henye, Hendel(Yiddish)

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