Annika Name Meaning & Origin
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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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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Annie, Anne, Anni, Nika, Anna, Ann, Aundy, Ani, Nan, Niki ,Nikki, An, Nik
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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.
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Annika Sörenstam, Swedish professional golfer
Annika Krijt, Dutch model
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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.