Meaning and name origin
Ambika \a-mbi-ka\ as a girl's 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 not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ambika for girls. Ambika has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Amika. Like Ambika, this name is not commonly used.