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Gender: Female Meaning of Annika: "grace" Origin of Annika: Swedish diminutive of Anna Annika's Popularity in 2017: #706

The name Annika is a girl's name of Russian origin meaning "grace". Annika is ranked #706 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop your least fav name GIRLS".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Annika

Annika Dries, American water polo player
Annika Sorenstam, Swedish golfer
Annika Beck, German tennis player
Annika Lurz, German Olympic swimmer
Annika Coffman, American teen chef ("Kids Baking Championship")
Annika Victoria, fashion design YouTuber
Annika Marks, American actress

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
Annika Hansen aka Seven of Nine, former Borg character on "Star Trek: Voyager"
Annika, princess character in Barbie's Magic of the Pegasus
Annika, character in movie "Laggies"
Annika Berglund, character from The dung-beetle flies at dusk, by Maria Gripe

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