What does Monika mean?
Monika /moni-ka/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Monika's name origin is Latin, and the name Monika means "advisor". Monika is an alternate form, with the suffix -ka, of Monica (Latin): of uncertain origin.
How popular is Monika?
Monika is a very popular first name for females (#1013 out of 4276, Top 24%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Monika for girls. Monika was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #786 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Monika and related names. Popular alternative forms of Monika rated in the Top 1000 are Monica (#538 last year), Monnie, Monique and Mona. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.486%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.0924%, down 81%), with the forms Monica, Mona, Monique and Monika becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)