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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Anna surname or get a copy of the Anna family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"ANNA. Perhaps of local origin. Anna or Annay, a river island, a holm (Roxburgh Scot. not. diet.). John Anna, indweller in Edinburgh, 1690 (Edinb. Marr.). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Anna Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Anna Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Anna family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Anna

Wikipedia Elio De Anna (born September 30, 1949) is an Italian former rugby union player turned politician, currently president of the Province of Pordenone (Friuli-Venezia Giulia).
Wikipedia Threes Anna (pseudonym of Threes Schreurs, born in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, 1959) is a novelist, theatre and film maker.
Wikipedia Anna (born Anna Cote-Wursler on July 9 1987) is a singer of the group Bon-Bon Blanco.
Wikipedia Fran Watt (1922?October 2003) and Anna Watt (1923/24?19 February 2009) were two Scottish sisters from Coatbridge who formed a singing duo.