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Gender: F Meaning of Annika: "grace" Origin of Annika: Swedish diminutive of Anna Annika's Popularity in 2014: #576

Annika is a surprise hit of recent years, inspired by golfer Sorenstam; for Trekkies, it was also the name of a 'Star Trek:Voyager' character. Some people's first memory of it might be as Pippi Longstocking's friend. A nice namesake for an ancestral Ann.

Famous People Named Annika

Annika Dries - American water polo player
Annika Sorenstam - Swedish golfer (Most successful female golfer of all time)
Annika Beck - German tennis player
Annika Lurz - German Olympic swimmer
Anika - contestant on Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship"

Pop Culture References for the name Annika

Annika Settergren, a character in the "Pippi Longstocking" books
Annika Giannini, character in The Millennium Series by Stieg Larsson
Human given name of Seven of Nine, former Borg character on "Star Trek: Voyager"
Princess Annika, main character in Barbie's Magic of the Pegasus
Annika, from the movie "Laggies"
Annika Berglund, character from The dung-beetle flies at dusk, by Maria Gripe

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