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What does Anushka mean?

Anushka Pronunciation of Anushka [anush-ka] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and Anushka means "He (God) has favored me". Anushka is an alternate spelling of Anne (Hebrew): the English version of Hannah.


Anushka has 3 variants: Anoushka, Anyoushka and Anyshka.

8 more different relations via Anne: Anechka, Anika, Anissa, Anka, Annuska, Anouska, Anuska and Ninoshka.

Creative forms:
(female) Anushja, Anushla, ..

(male) Anushar, Anusher, ..

Middle name pairings:
Anushka Lorraine (A.L.), ..

How popular is Anushka?

Anushka is an uncommon first name for women. Anushka is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Anushka entered the list in 2004 and reached its top rank of #1732 in the U.S. in the year 2009, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anushka name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anushka outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Anushka ranked in the Top 2000 are Anne (#569 via latest list), Anika (#580) and Anissa. Usage of these relations of Anushka reached its apex a century ago (usage of 0.33%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.05%, 84.4% less), with forms such as Anne becoming somewhat dated. Anne is the steady favorite, though Anika has gained in usage over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anushka, Anika, Anissa, Anne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Anushka is pronounced similarly to Annushka. Other suggested similar names are Abisha, Aeesha, Aeisha, Aesha, Aiesha, Aisha, Aishia, Akasha, Alesha, Aleshia, Alisha, Alishia, Alysha, Amisha, Anaka, Anessa, Angusina, Anicka, Anisa, Anisha, Annaka, Anneka, Annika, Annouska, Annslea, Annthea (see Anthea), Anslea, Anthea, Anthia, Anuhea, Anusha, Anysia, Anyssa, Arnisha, Arunika, Asha, Ashia, Ashla, Ashra, Asusena, Aunika, Ayesha, Ayisha, Aysha, Azusa, Azusena, Katushka, Lenuschka, Lenushka, Lenyushka (see Yalena), Steshka (see Stephanie), Terushka, Toshka and Verushka. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anushka.

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