Anu is a given name and surname found independently in several cultures. The Indian name is a short form of Anuradha, Anurag, Anubhooti, etc. The Finnish and Estonian name is derived from the Karelian variant of the name Anna, which became popular after Kersti Bergroth's play Anu ja Mikko of 1932.

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  • Anu Solomon (born 1994), American footballer (Hawaiian)
  • Queen Anu (died 1696), Mongolian noblewoman and warrior
  • Anu Namshir (born 1991), Mongolian miss and model
  • Neferkamin Anu, ancient Egyptian pharaoh
  • Anu or A Nu, a character in the video game The Legend of Sword and Fairy


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