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What does Marika mean?

Marika \m(a)-ri-ka\ as a girls' name is of Danish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Marika is "star of the sea". Variant of Mary (Latin) "star of the sea".


Variations

Marika has 7 variants: Marieke, Marijke, Marike, Mariska, Mariske, Maryk and Maryka.

For more information, 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.


Popularity

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 (usage of 0.3993%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2831%, down 29.1%), with forms such as Maritza, Mariela, Marie, Marion and Mariel becoming somewhat outmoded. Mariam (#568), Mara (#695), Mariana (#331) and Malia (#345) are four of the more fashionable baby names here, and there is also a rebound in baby name popularity for Mariana. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mara, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marion, Marita, Maritza, Marla, Mary in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.


Similar Names

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.

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