A variant of Anna. In Virgil's 'Aeneid', Anna was sister of Dido, Queen of Carthage. According to an apocryphal gospel, Anna was also the mother of the Virgin Mary.
Anya was supposedly murdered by the Bolsheviks along with the rest of her family in 1918. However there is some speculation that she survived the attack.
was a street photographer and photojournalist.Teixeira's family escaped the Russian Revolution through a rescue mounted by her uncle Morris Gest, a New York impresario. The family settled in Berlin in 1924 so as to be near at hand for the expected overthrow of the Bolshevik regime. Fifteen years later her family had to flee from the Nazis.
Anya Name also appears in following Origin(s): Sanskrit, Russian, English, Greek, Hungarian, Spanish, Slavic, Hebrew, English, Russian
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