Annan Meaning and Origin

The name Annan is a boy’s name meaning from the Brook and is of Celtic origin. In Scotland, Annan is a place name derived from the town of Annan in Dumfries and Galloway. The name “Annan” is believed to have originated from the Celtic language, possibly meaning “river” or “stream.” It is also associated with the River Annan that flows through the town. Annan can also be a variant of the Hebrew name “Hanan,” which means “grace” or “mercy.”

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