What does Danica mean?
Danica /dan-i-ca/ as a girls' name is pronounced DAN-i-kah. It is of Slavic and Latin origin, and the meaning of Danica is "morning star; from Denmark". There is a famous and expensive Royal Copenhagen china pattern known as "Flora Danica", or "Flowers of Denmark". Actress Danica McKellar.
How popular is Danica?
Danica is a very popular first name for women (#1915 out of 4276, Top 45%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Danica for girls. Danica entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #306 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is currently at #557. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Dana (#789 from recent data), Danielle (#264) and Danika (#786) are the prominent related forms of Danica (#557 from recent data). These relations of Danica were favored by parents 7 (usage of 0.669%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 0.401%, 40% less), with forms like Danika becoming less trendy. Danielle is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Danica has gained in popularity.
Thinking of names?
Danica▲ is pronounced similarly to Dawnika, Denica and Donica. Other recommended similar baby names are Anica, Annica, Dacia, Daeira, Daina, Daira, Dalia▼, Dalila, Daliya, Damia, Damita, Danessa, Dani, Dania▼, Danice, Danie, Daniela▲, Daniesha, Danila, Danique, Danira, Danise, Danisha, Danitza, Danna▲, Dantea, Dantina, Daria▼, Darice, Datia, Davia, Davita, Dawnita, Denice▼, Deniece, Denisa, Denissa, Denita, Derica, Doncia, Donia, Dusica, Fania, Hania, Hanina, Haniya, Jania, Janice▼, Janika, Jarica, Jenica, Kanicia, Katica, Lanika, Manika, Monica▼, Nania, Nanice, Nenica, Pania, Paniya, Ranice, Ranita, Tamica, Tania▼, Tanika▼, Tanita, Vania, Vanija, Vanisa, Wanita and Yanick. These names tend to be less commonly used than Danica.