What does Anaka mean?
Anaka /ana-ka/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Hausa origin, and Anaka means "sweet-faced". Anaka is an alternate form of Anika (Hausa). Anica is a common last name.
Anaka has 1 more related form via Anika: Anneke.Kreatif forms: Anakaau, Anata. [more]
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. Census)
Anika (#519 the previous year) and Annika (#576) are the popular related forms of Anaka (outside Top 1000). Forms like Anaca are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex in the year 2003 (usage of 0.6175%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.4525%, down 26.7%). Anika (#519) and Annika (#576) are two of the more fashionable baby names in this list. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Anaka and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Anaka is pronounced similarly to Anica, Anicka and Aniko. Other recommended similar baby names are Amika, Anafa, Anais, Anaya▲, Anayas, Anisa, Anja, Anka, Anke, Anki and Anuska. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anaka.