Anna Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin. It occurs occasionally as a surname in England and Ireland, Italy, and Hungary, most probably being derived from the female personal name Anna, which comes through Latin and Greek from the Biblical Hebrew name Hanna.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hanna, Anda, Sanna, Danna, Nanna, Manna, Annis, Rana, Mina, Ann

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Anna Family Origin

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Anna Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Keeps House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Anna family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Anna. The most common Anna occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Anna's were Farmers.

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Anna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Anna in 1960 was 56, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Anna

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