US Popularity:1759
Other Origin(s):Sanskrit, Scandinavian
Meaning:Elegant; Fearless; Soldier; Army; Grace
Lending her voice to Princess Tiana from The Princess and the Frog, actor and singer Anika Noni-Rose perfectly embodies the “elegant” meaning of her name. Anika is of Hausa origin but also has roots in Sanskrit, where the word anīka means "fearless," "army," or "soldier". You'll find Anika in Scandinavian, Russian, German, Hebrew, Latin, Arabic, and Hawaiian languages too, where the meanings refer to gracefulness. Baby is sure to feel like a queen with such strong associations, especially when there's a Disney princess involved.

Anika Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Anika is currently #787 on The Bump
Girl:Anika is currently #349 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Anika is currently #1759 in U.S. births
Girl:Anika is currently #679 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 206
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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