There are multiple origins and translations for the hugely popular name Ann:
1. Latinized form of the Hebrew name Hannah, derived from the Hebrew (הֲנָאָה) [hanaa] means - "delectation, enjoyment, relish, entertainment, boon", see the name Anna.
In the Christian and Islamic tradition Holy Anne - the mother of Virgin Mary grandmother of Jesus.
2. Comes from the Latin words annus, anni semantics - "age, time of life; year (astronomical); circuit"
3. Sanskrit name-giving (अन्न) and translates as - "food; gtain, corn".
4. Derivative form of Arabic name Hana interpretation - "happiness, luck, fortune".
5. Feminine diminutive of the name Iohannes/Yochanan definition - "God (Ya/Jehovah) is merciful (Hanan)".
6. Chinese name (安) explanation - "peace; safe, secure, quiet, calm".