Meaning and name origin
Danica \d(a)-ni-ca\ as a girl's 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.
Danica is a very popular first name for females (#1915 out of 4276, Top 45%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Danica for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Danica and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Danielle (#264), Danica (#557), Danika (#786) and Dana (#789). (2014 statistics).
Danica is also pronounced similarly to Dawnika, Denica and Donica. Other suggested similar baby names are Dania, Danice, Danila, Danira, Danise, Danisha, Danita, Denice, Denisa, Dinicia and Janica. These names tend to be less commonly used than Danica.