Anika

First Name
14k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Anika mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Anika

"Anika" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Grace". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a spelling variant of Annika.

Notable Persons Named Anika

Anika Noni Rose is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She was most active from 1998 to present. Anika was born on September 6th, 1972 in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

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Anika is a dub music, electronic music, avant-garde, and post-punk musician. Anika was given the name Annika Henderson .

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Anika Kabir Shokh is an actress, model, actor, and model (people). She was most active from 2002 to present. Anika was given the name Anika Kabir in Dhaka.

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Anika Moa is a pop music musician. She plays Guitar, Percussion instrument, and Keyboard instrument. She has had major accomplishments since 1999. Anika was given the name Anika Rose Moa on May 21st, 1980 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Anika Larsen is an actress/singer. Her ongoing career started in 1999. Anika was born on December 19th, 1973.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Anika

Anika is a dub music, electronic music, avant-garde, and post-punk musician. Anika was given the name Annika Henderson .

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How popular is the baby name Anika in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 5 5 0
1965 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 11 11 0
1970 16 16 0
1971 80 80 0
1972 161 161 0
1973 134 134 0
1974 158 158 0
1975 157 157 0
1976 147 147 0
1977 135 135 0
1978 120 120 0
1979 114 114 0
1980 95 95 0
1981 103 103 0
1982 89 89 0
1983 104 104 0
1984 78 78 0
1985 105 105 0
1986 101 101 0
1987 99 99 0
1988 84 84 0
1989 90 90 0
1990 106 106 0
1991 148 148 0
1992 199 199 0
1993 141 141 0
1994 152 152 0
1995 205 205 0
1996 251 251 0
1997 278 278 0
1998 299 299 0
1999 302 302 0
2000 402 402 0
2001 456 456 0
2002 538 538 0
2003 612 612 0
2004 614 614 0
2005 613 613 0
2006 641 641 0
2007 614 614 0
2008 535 535 0
2009 564 564 0
2010 541 541 0
2011 510 510 0
2012 501 501 0
2013 521 521 0
2014 590 590 0
2015 522 522 0
2016 517 517 0
2017 499 499 0

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Popularity of Anika as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Anika

  • What name lists does Anika rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Anika? Anika is the 2,073rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anika have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,067 babies born with the first name Anika in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anika to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anika? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Anika first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anika is Friday, March 15th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Anika born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anika was in 2006 with a total of 641 babies.
  • Random Anika Factoid: According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anika is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1974.
  • Weird things about the name Anika: Your name in reverse order is Akina. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aiakn. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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