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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Annika

"Annika" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Named after most powerful Goddess in Hinduism". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a Swedish diminutive form of Anna.

Annika was also found in the following language(s): Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, German, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Annika

Annika Sörenstam is a golf player.

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Annika was born on February 16th, 1994 in Gießen, Germany.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to present. Annie was given the name Annika Jancso on January 13th, 1967 in Adelaide, South Australia.

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Anna Naklab is a musician. Anna was given the name Annika Klose on July 14th, 1993 in Göttingen, Germany.

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Annika Marks is an actress, writer, and producer. Her ongoing career started in 2001.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 6 6 0
1962 6 6 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 6 6 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 12 12 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 14 14 0
1970 24 24 0
1971 23 23 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 38 38 0
1974 37 37 0
1975 48 48 0
1976 40 40 0
1977 42 42 0
1978 59 59 0
1979 58 58 0
1980 60 60 0
1981 72 72 0
1982 50 50 0
1983 63 63 0
1984 82 82 0
1985 80 80 0
1986 81 81 0
1987 89 89 0
1988 97 97 0
1989 115 115 0
1990 96 96 0
1991 121 121 0
1992 111 111 0
1993 121 121 0
1994 144 144 0
1995 194 194 0
1996 334 334 0
1997 501 501 0
1998 544 544 0
1999 558 558 0
2000 634 634 0
2001 821 821 0
2002 858 858 0
2003 1,089 1,089 0
2004 969 969 0
2005 979 979 0
2006 986 986 0
2007 873 873 0
2008 805 805 0
2009 767 767 0
2010 649 649 0
2011 580 580 0
2012 572 572 0
2013 567 567 0
2014 534 534 0
2015 540 540 0
2016 454 454 0

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Fun Facts about the name Annika

  • How Popular is the name Annika? Annika is the 1,832nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Annika have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,651 babies born with the first name Annika in the United States. That's more than enough people named Annika to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Annika? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Annika first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Annika is Friday, April 5th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Annika born? The highest recorded use of the first name Annika was in 2003 with a total of 1,089 babies. That's a lot of babies named Annika!
  • Random Annika Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Annika ranks 76th in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 11 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Annika: Your name in reverse order is Akinna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Niakan. How do you pronounce that?

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