Anika meaning

: grace or favor.

Anika Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \a-ni-ka\
Number of People 👶 15,000
Rate in 2021 1437
Numerology 🔢 9
Name origin 🌍 African
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Anika Name Meaning

Anika is a feminine name of Hebrew, Dutch, German, and Indian origin that means "grace" or "favor." It is a name that carries a sense of elegance and charm, making it a popular choice for parents who want their child to graceude ex and beauty.

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Anika Name Origin and History

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The name Anika has its roots in multiple cultures. In Hebrew, it is a variant of the name Hannah, which means "grace" or "favor." In Dutch and German, it is a diminutive of the name Anna, which also means "grace." In India, Anika is a popular name in Hindu tradition and it means "goddess Durga." Over time, the name Anika has gained popularity in various parts of the world, including the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

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Famous people named Anika include Anika Noni Rose, an American actress and singer known for her roles productions Broadway in like "Caroline, or Change" and "Dreamgirls." The name Anika is also popular in literature, with characters like Anika Rice from the novel "The Girl Who Fell From the Sky" by Heidi W. Durrow.
In terms of popularity, Anika has consistently been in the top 1,000 names for girls in the United States for the past two decades. As for personality traits, individuals named Anika are often perceived as graceful, charming, and elegant. They are known for their poise and beauty, and they have a natural ability to attract and captivate others.
In conclusion, the name Anika is a beautiful and classic name with a rich history and a strong meaning. It is a name that exudes grace and charm, making it a great choice for parents who want their child to be a symbol of and elegance beauty.
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01/14/2024 00:00:00

Anika is my middle name from my Slovak background. I love it but EVERYONE pronounces it wrong. It is pronounced more like AN-NICH-KA. I can't really blame them though ı who would every think to pronounce it that way in Canada❤️

12/29/2023 22:13:50

My name is Anika too. EVERYONE pronounces it wrong. It's sounds like Monica, but without the M. It's hard talking to people on the phone because they can never get it right. i've never met anyone else with the name Anika and before looking up my name, I had no idea there were so many other people with the'same name. I hope one day I can meet one of them lol.

12/04/2023 09:10:42

It's always pronounced wrong. The correct way for me, as I person of indian origin is aneeka. But i've been called everything from Ahnika to Ahnhika, to Ohnika.

10/28/2023 07:52:14

MY NAME IS ANIKA I LOVE MY NAME I PRONOUNCE IT ANEEKAH People call me Annika all the time and i dont mind it because i wouldnt like having an over'sed name like Kaylee,Maya, Bailey, or Katie

10/25/2023 16:58:42

Well, It's my name and I think It's perfect! It's a very usual name in Brazil, but very beautiful!

10/15/2023 21:52:02

My name is Anika too. MANY MANY people pronounce it wrong. For example every time I go to the doctor or the dentist the always pronounce is like Ana-kuh but it is actually supposed to be pronounce like Anna-kuh. I have NEVERRR MET SOMEONE NAMED ANIKA!! I love my name because it is unique other than an ordinary name like Kaylee, Zoey, Tiffany, or Gracie. (No hate to those names, they are beautiful too!!)

09/04/2023 11:56:06

My name is Anika from a Swedish background and I live in America. My name is pronounced Ah-nih-kah ('nih' as in 'win'), but it is almost always pronounced by othe's as Ah-nee-kah ('nee' as in 'we'), A-nih-kah ('a' as in 'ant'), or a combination of both: A-nee-kah. I'm often called Monica, Hanukkah, or Anikin. I don't correct people anymore.

08/13/2023 19:27:28

My name is Annika thats with 2 N's! I'm from Germany but I speak fluent english anyway. Except for the hard words anyway but who needs those when your german! So anyway my name is Annika and proud, though french names are so much cooler. Like Aimee and Abril.

08/07/2023 18:16:36

My name is Anika and I'm indian. My name is pronounced A-nee-ka, but I'm also a bengali and in bengali it is pronounced O-ni-ka

07/17/2023 14:43:50

This is my name as parents were expecting a boy...but had me (a girl) and so kept the name anyway..and people do pronounce it Eleesha..but many know what and where the name derives from, which means more to me than it being pronounced incorrectly..and I feel very fortunate to carry the name.

07/14/2023 12:57:52

I love my name but most people pronounce it 'A-ne-ka' with the a like A for Ant but It's supposed to be pronounced 'u-ne-ka' not 'you-ne-ka' but 'U' for 'under'

06/27/2023 12:27:32

Though It's traditionaly a girl name It'sounds masculine to me!

03/16/2023 11:58:18

Oh my god, people never'say it right. It's just Anika, not Aneeka or ahnika ❤️❤️ but I love it anyways

01/28/2023 20:32:56

This was the name we choose. We like Javier but it is common in our Mexican heritage. And since it is excepted in Mexico to use the X in place of the J we decided to do the'same. But one problem how would his grandparents call him if they only speak spanish❤️ So we added the Z. So they call him Exzavier. We call him Zavi for short.

11/04/2022 23:18:40

My name is Anika too!! LOL *High five* i've always been called both Anika and Aneeka its kinda annoying when people ask how your name is pronounced.I love my name It's unique but now i know a lot more people called Anika! It's just got a lot of meanings and i never knew it was popular is so many countries.

10/15/2022 21:55:16

We named our daughter Aniya, pronounced- A NY A. We chose the name because we beli've people become the personality within their names. Aniya Antoinette we named her, Antoinette being my middle name. We also want her NEVER to forget GOD, and we pray it works!

09/25/2022 04:04:24

This is my name. I'm 28 and it used to be uncommon until recently. I really like it even'though people always pronounce it wrong.

09/21/2022 05:44:06

My name is Anika and everyone no matter who it is always pronounces my name as On-Ika or Ahnika, It's such a beautiful, unique, and lovely name to have. It defines who you are and make you feel good inside. No at my school or that I know of has the'same name as me. Many people have the name Annika but people need to understand that Anika is way different from Annika or Anika etc.

05/22/2022 11:16:12

My name is ❤️nika with the accent in the A therefore you sair like ah-nee-kuh (the emphasis is in the A peeps) or like aaanika instead of aniiika. Yeah❤️ Yeah.❤️ I love my name, I use to be the only one with that name but a new girl came into my school and now It's not that unique but I still love it. By the way just so that you know ❤️nika, Anika, Annika or Anica I don't know, it all means Grace. Yepp our name means grace

01/08/2022 02:48:36

I think my name being Anika is a pretty name ecsept people get my name but only my family say it right

09/17/2021 00:55:12

This is my name !hehe , but mines spelt mikaela . :) loves it .

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Anika FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Anika?
The origin of the name Anika is African.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Anika?
grace or favor.
*️⃣ How many people are named Anika?
Almost 15000 people are named Anika.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Anika?
The names of Angie, Anjali, Ria, Anja, Angy