Russian variation of Anna

Anja Origin and Meaning

The name Anja is girl's name of German, Russian origin meaning "grace".
Anja is one of the most internatioanl of several versions of Ann/Anna now being imported, also including Anya and Annika.

Anja is heard in several European cultures, including Germany, Holland, and the Scandinavian countries--and it has a variety of pronunciations.

Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio has a daughter called Anja, as does former Bachelor Andrew Firestone.

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Famous People Named Anja

  • Anja AndersenDanish Olympic handball player and coach
  • Anja GarbarekPolish,Norwegian singer/songwriter
  • Anja ParsonSwedish former alpine skier
  • Anja PlaschgAustrian musician
  • Anna "Anja" RubikPolish supermodel
  • Anja MittagGerman football player
  • Anja SteinlechnerAustrian,American singer/songwriter
  • Anja Louise Ambrosia Mazur (2008)daughter of supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio & Jamie Mazur
  • Anja Jasmine Firestone (2011)daughter of TV personality Andrew Firestone of "The Bachelor"

Anja in Pop Culture

  • Anja Mittelmeiercharacter in Nancy Drew #24: The Captive's Curse.
  • Pronounced "AHNjah", is the feminine form of the word "angel" in Portuguese.
  • Anja SpiegelmanArt’s mother in the Holocaust graphic novel Maus