From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Anja. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1960 and 1995

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Western Germany
  • Northern Germany

Variant spellings

Origin and Meaning

German spelling of Аня (Anya), a Russian diminutive form of Anna

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  • Anja Kruse (* 1956, German actress)
  • Anja Schüte (* 1964, German actress)
  • Anja Kling (* 1970, German actress)