Meaning and Name Origin
Anneke \a-nne-ke\ as a girls' name has the meaning "sweet-faced; He (God) has favored me". Anneke is a derivative of Anika (Hausa). Anneke is also a form of Anne (Hebrew): the English form of Hannah. Anneke is also used as a variant of Anna (Hebrew).
Anneke has 42 more different forms via Anika, Anne, Anna: Aine, Anaka, Anecky, Anelie, Anet, Anett, Anette, Anikee, Aniko, Anka, Anke, Anki, Ann▼, Annabel▲, Annaelle, Annah, Annaka, Annalee, Anneka, Annelle, Annelore, Annet, Annetta▼, Annette▼, Anni, Annica, Annice, Annie▼, Annika▲, Annimae, Annina, Annis▼, Annise, Annora, Annus, Annuska, Anny, Anoesj, Antje, Anuska, Aunika and Nanete.
Anneke is an uncommon first name for females. Anneke is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Anneke and related names. Aine, Anika (#519 last year), Ann (#945), Anna (#34), Annabel (#448), Annalee (#987), Anne (#553), Annetta, Annette, Annie (#311), Annika (#576) and Annis are the prominent variation forms of Anneke (#unlisted). These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1880-1889 and have become much less popular since, with forms such as Ann, Anne, Annetta, Annette and Annis falling out of fashion. Anika (#519), Annabel (#448) and Annika (#576) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns among these, with Annabel undergoing a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)