Meaning and Name Origin
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Maria.
Marika has 22 more related variations via Mary: Malia▲, Mara▲, Maria, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Mariana▲, Marice, Marie▼, Mariel▼, Mariela▼, Marilla, Marin, Marion▼, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza▼, Marja, Marla▼, Marya, Marysa, Maurita and Mayria.
Marika is a rare first name for females. Marika is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Marika and corresponding names. Maria (#115 in 2014), Mary (#120), Mariana (#331), Malia (#345), Mariam (#568), Marie (#579), Mara (#695), Maritza, Marita, Marla, Mariel, Marian, Mariela, Marin and Marion are the popular alternative forms of Marika (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its apex during 1950-1959 and is somewhat lower today, with forms such as Maritza, Mariela, Marie, Marla and Marion becoming somewhat outmoded. Mariam (#568), Mara (#695), Mariana (#331) and Malia (#345) are four of the more fashionable baby names here, with Mariana undergoing a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Marika is alike in pronunciation to Mariko. Other recommended similar baby names are Jarika, Malika, Manika, Marcia▼, Mareisa, Marga, Maricia, Marina▼, Maris, Marisa▼, Marise, Marisha, Marissa▲, Mariza, Markia, Marsha▼, Marsia, Maurisa, Mirka, Morisa and Sarika. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marika.