Annika is a feminine name that means favor or grace. It is the Dutch, Swedish, and Finnish pet form of Anna, and is also spelled Anneke in Norwegian. Anna is the Latinate form of HANNAH which appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah. It was also borne by an 18th-century empress of Russia and by the main character in Tolstoy's 'Anna Karenina', a woman forced to choose between her son and her lover.
People of the name Annika:
Annika Reeder - retired British gymnast
Annika Sörenstam - retired Swedish professional golfer and and the first female golfer recipient of the US Presidential Medal of Freedom
Annika Bryn - Swedish author and freelance journalist
Annika Hansen - better known as Seven of Nine, she's a fictional character in Star Trek
Annika Ljungberg - singer for Rednex
Annika Mombauer - German historian working in Britain.
The name Annika has a popularity rank in the U.S. of 3911.