The name Anika is a girl's name of African, Nordic origin meaning "sweetness of face". Anika is ranked #712 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".
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Anike is an attractive name with ties to several cultures, both African and Scandinavian. The African pronunciation emphasizes the second syllable while the Nordic one emphasizes the first. While there will be inevitable confusion over pronunciation, either form is "correct".
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