What does Danika mean?
Danika /dani-ka/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls has the meaning "morning star; from Denmark". Danika is a version of Danica (Slavic, Latin) with the suffix -ka.
How popular is Danika?
Danika is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2913 out of 4276, Top 68%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Danika for girls. Danika was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #453 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is presently at #786. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
The only other prominent alternative form of Danika (#786 in 2014) is Danica (#557 in 2014). Variants like Donnica are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest in 2007 (usage of 0.6205%) and is now much lower (usage 0.3285%, 47.1% less), with the form Danika becoming less fashionable. Danica (#557) is the most trendy name for newborns here, and there is a resurgence in birth name usage for this name. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Danika and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Danika▼ is pronounced similarly to Dawnika, Denica and Donica. Other recommended similar baby names are Dania▼, Danice, Danila, Danira, Danise, Danisha, Danita▼, Denisa, Janika, Lanika, Manika and Tanika▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Danika.