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Anno 1
Type Surname
Usage Japanese
Scripts 庵野, 安野(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. AHN-NO  [key]

Meaning & History

Means "of hermitage" in Japanese. A famous bearer is famous Japanese illustrator and children's educational book author Mitsumasa Anno (1926-present).
Added 11/28/2014 by Firestar
Edited 3/5/2020 by Mike C

Anno 2
Type Surname (from location)
Usage Japanese
Scripts 阿武, 安野, 安武, 庵野, 案野(Japanese Kanji) あんの, あんのう(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. a-no(あんの, あんのう)  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsAtake, Abu, Amu, Annō, Ambu, Ano

Meaning & History

From Japanese 阿武 (Anno) meaning "Anno", a district in the former Japanese province of Nagatono in parts of present-day Yamaguchi, Japan.
It may also be a variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 阿武 (see Annō).
安野, 安武, 庵野, and 案野 are variant spellings of 阿武.
Added 8/26/2023 by nihanzakura
Edited 9/2/2023 by nihanzakura

See Also

User submission Annō