Meaning and Name Origin
Shanika \sh(a)-ni-ka\ as a girls' name is of American and English origin. Shanika is a variant of Sha- (American): combination of the Sha- prefix with various name endings. Shanika is also a variant of Shan (English): variant of Sian. Shanika is also used as a variant of Shaneika (American).
Shanika▼ has 50 more related variations via Sha-, Shan, Shaneika: Shadira, Shadiya, Shaka, Shakeita, Shakila, Shakina, Shakira▼, Shakitra, Shalaina, Shalana, Shalaya, Shalia, Shalini, Shalisa, Shalita, Shaliza, Shamara, Shameka▼, Shamika▼, Shanae▼, Shanay, Shandee, Shandey, Shandeya, Shandi, Shanedra, Shanel, Shanell, Shanessa, Shanetta, Shanice▼, Shaniece, Shanique, Shanisse, Shanita, Shannae, Shanta▼, Shante▼, Shantee, Shantel▼, Shantey, Shaquina, Shaquita, Sharaia, Sharana, Sharaya, Sharina, Sharise, Sharita and Shawna▼.
Shanika is a very popular first name for women (#1720 out of 4276, Top 40%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Shanika for girls. Shanika entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #689 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Shanika and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Shanika ranked in the Top 1000 are Shakira, Shameka, Shamika, Shanae, Shanell, Shanequa, Shanice, Shaniece, Shaniqua, Shanita, Shanta, Shante, Shantel and Shawna. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread in the year 1992 and has become significantly less since, with versions such as Shaniqua, Shanta, Shante, Shantel and Shawna becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)