Anika Name Meaning & Origin

Anika

Pronunciation: A-ni-kə, AH-ni-kə (key)

Origin of the name Anika:

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

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Nicknames for Anika

Ani, Annie, Niko, Anouk (French), Nika, Ni, Nini, Anatantran, Nikki

Meanings and history of the name Anika

The Swedish variation of Anne.
Anika is also an Indian name, from Sanskrit, a name of the goddess Durga.

Famous real-life people named Anika

Swedish golfer

Anika Noni Rose is an American actress in Dreamgirls and the Frog Princess.

Anika in song, story & screen

In the Pippi Longstocking stories, the children next door - Tommy and Anika - are Pippi's best friends.

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