Form of Hanno, diminutive of Johan, German variation of John
"God is gracious"

Anno Origin and Meaning

The name Anno is a boy's name meaning "God is gracious".

Anno is an extreme rarity: a simple, familiar-sounding name with deep history that is completely unknown in the US and rare in its native Germany. Anno is the name of a saint also known as Hanno, a 10th century archbishop of Cologne also known as Hanno of Worms.