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What does Anaka mean?

Anaka Pronunciation of Anaka as a girls' name is of Hausa origin, and Anaka means "sweet-faced". Anaka is an alternate form of Anika (Hausa).

ASSOCIATED WITH Ana-, -ka, sweet (beautiful)


VARIANTS Aunika, Annika, Anneka, Annaka, Anikee, Anecky, Anaca


(female) Anana, ..

(male) Anake, ..

Anaka Klara (A.K.), ..

How popular is Anaka?

Anaka is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Anaka is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Annika (#572 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) and Anika (#580) are the popular related forms of Anaka (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other forms, like Anaca, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Anaka reached its apex in the year 2003 (MEDIAN #382) and is somewhat less today (#576, 38.2%). Annika has been the most well-known version, though Anika has gained in popularity. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anika, Annika in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anika, Annika outside U.S.

Similar Names

Anaka is pronounced similarly to Anica, Anicka, Aniko and Annica. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adala, Adana, Adara, Agata, Ahava, Alaia, Alala, Alana, Alaya, Aleka, Alika, Amada, Amaia, Amala, Amana, Amara, Amata, Amaya, Amika, Ana, Anafa, Anahi, Anais, Anakela, Analia, Ananda, Anani, Anat, Anath, Anaya, Anayas, Anda, Andra, Anela, Aneta, Angla, Ania, Anima, Anina, Anisa, Anita, Aniya, Anja, Anka, Anke, Anki, Anna, Annda, Anona, Anora, Antia, Anuska, Anya, Aranka, Arava, Arika, Atara, Avana, Ayala, Ayana, Osaka and Shaka. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anaka.

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