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What does Anica mean?

Anica Pronunciation of Anica [an-i-ca] as a girls' name is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Anica is "favored grace". Anica is an alternate spelling of Ana (Hebrew): Spanish transcription of Anne.

Associated with: grace.


Anica has 2 variants: Anika and Aniko.

38 more relations via Ana, Anne: Aine, Anci, Anechka, Anet, Anett, Anh, Ania, Anissa, Anita, Anitra, Anka, Anke, Anki, Ann, Anna, Anni, Annice, Annick, Annie, Annimae, Annina, Annis, Annise, Annora, Annus, Anny, Anona, Anouk, Antje, Anuska, Anya, Anyu, Asya, Nanice, Nina, Nita, Oni and Onie.

Creative forms:
(female) Anaica, Auica, ..

(male) Anco, Anic, ..

Middle name pairings:
Anica Maiya (A.M.), ..

How popular is Anica?

Anica is a rare first name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#124109 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Anica (not ranked) are Anna (#44 a year ago), Ana (#211), Nina (#300), Annie (#323), Anya (#555), Anne (#569), Anika (#580), Ann (#893), Anita (#1520), Asya, Ania, Onie, Nita, Annis, Aine, Annice, Anissa, Anitra and Anona. Adoption of these relations of Anica was widespread a century ago (usage of 10.22%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.74%, down 93%), with forms like Anissa going out of style. Anna is more widely used than the rest, although Anika seems to be gaining popularity too. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ana, Ania, Anika, Anissa, Anita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anitra, Ann, Anna, Anne, Annice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Annie, Annis, Anona, Anya, Asya in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nina, Nita, Onie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aine, Anika, Anna, Annie, Nina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Anica is pronounced similarly to Anaca, Anaka, Anecky, Anicka, Anikee, Annaka, Anneka, Annica, Annika, Aunika and Uniqua. Other suggested similar names are Abila, Acima, Adia, Adina, Aerica, Afia, Afiwa, Aila, Aina, Akiva, Alia, Alica, Alicah, Alice, Alicea, Alika, Alima, Alita, Aliza, Amica, Amicah, Amice, Amika, Amira, Amisa, Ancina, Anda, Angla, Anice, Aniceta, Anima, Anina, Anis, Anisa, Anisah, Anise, Anisha, Aniya, Anja, Annda, Annida, Annisa, Anora, Antia, Arica, Arika, Arina, Arnina, Arnita, Asia, Atifa, Avia, Avila, Aviva, Ayisa, Azia, Aziza, Danica, Enrica, Erica, Janica, Meica, Vica and Vinica. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anica.

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