Anika Name Meaning & Origin
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).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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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
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.