Meaning and Name Origin
Ambika \a-mbi-ka\ as a girls' name is of Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Ambika is "mother". Hindi name. Also one of the many names for the goddess Devi, wife of Shiva. She has both positive and negative forms, with names for each.
Ambika is an unusual first name for women. Ambika is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Ambika for girls. Ambika has yet to be ranked in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Amika. Like Ambika, this name is not frequently used.