Annika Name Meaning & Origin

Annika

Pronunciation: AN-i-kə, AHN-i-kə (key)

Origin of the name Annika:

A pet form of Anna, which is derived from the Hebrew Hannah (gracious, full of grace), which is from hannāh, chaanach (grace, gracious, mercy).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Anika, Annie

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Comments and insights on the name Annika: | Edit

Annika and Kianna are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

A beautifully lovely name. Pronounced Ann-ih-kuh.

I've always heard it pronounced Ah-nih-kuh. I guess you choose your preference.

I like Ah-nih-kuh best.

Quite common in Minnesota. I really adore this name.

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Nicknames for Annika: | Edit

Annie, Anne, Anni, Nika, Anna, Ann, Aundy, Ani, Nan, Niki ,Nikki, An, Nik

Meanings and history of the name Annika: | Edit

Annika is a Swedish diminutive of Anna, meaning "grace, gracious, graceful, favored". Annika is also an Indian name, from Sanskrit, a name of the goddess Durga.

Famous real-life people named Annika: | Edit

Annika Sörenstam, Swedish professional golfer
Annika Krijt, Dutch model

Annika in song, story & screen: | Edit

Annika Settergren, fictional character in the Pippi Longstocking books by Astrid Lindgren.
Seven of Nine (born Annika Hansen) is a fictional character on Star Trek: Voyager, portrayed by actress Jeri Ryan.
817 Annika is a minor planet that orbits the Sun.
Annika is the main character in the novel "Just One Wish".
"Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus" The heroine is named Annika.

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