Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἁνανίας(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. an-ə-NIE-əs(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Ἁνανίας (Hananias), the Greek form of Hananiah. In Acts in the New Testament this is the name of three characters: a disciple in Damascus, the husband of Sapphira, and the high priest of the Jews who tries Paul.

Related Names

VariantAnnas(Biblical Latin)
Other Languages & CulturesHananias, Hannas(Biblical Greek) Chananyah(Biblical Hebrew)
User SubmissionsÁnanias, Ananías


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Name Days

Denmark: April 27


Entry updated May 29, 2020