Anika

Female

Meaning

Graceful

Origin

Sanskrit

Pronunciation

/əˈnaɪkə/

Alt. Spellings

Annika

Traits associated with the name Anika:

Dogs named Anika tend to be loving, good-natured, affectionate, and resilient. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Anika?

Naming your dog Anika suggests that you have a strong appreciation for unique and creative names. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to the name and the meaning behind it.

Is Anika a good dog name?

Anika has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Anika isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Anika is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Anika was, in the past month, the 2087th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Anika is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Anika was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Anika's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Anika is most adored in Kansas, Colorado and Michigan.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oregon, District of Columbia and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Anika.

Most popular breeds named Anika:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Doberman Pinscher
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  5. Golden Retriever

Anika is found in these categories:

sanskrit dog names
sanskrit

Derived from Sanskrit, meaning "grace, brilliance, or sweet-faced".

cute dog names
cute

Exudes sweetness, inspired by Scandinavian origins meaning "grace", perfect for a pup!

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Anika dog name meaning

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