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Is Annika Swedish?

Is Annika Swedish?

Annika is a feminine given name. It is the Swedish pet form of Anna, similar to Anneke in the Netherlands. It is also common in Germany, Finland and Estonia, gaining popularity after 1969 from the character of that name in the Pippi Longstocking TV series and film.

What does Anika mean?

Anika means graceful, brilliant or sweet-faced. It is derived from the Sanskrit word anīka (अनीक), which literally means 'fearless', 'soldier', 'army' or 'face'. Anika also refer to splendor, edge or point. It is also one of the many names for Goddess Durga.