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What does Danica mean?

Danica Pronunciation of Danica as a girls' name is pronounced DAN-i-kah. It is of Slavic and Latin origin, and the meaning of Danica is "morning star; from Denmark". There is a famous and expensive Royal Copenhagen china pattern known as "Flora Danica", or "Flowers of Denmark". Actress Danica McKellar. Also form of Dana. Also form of Danielle.


ASSOCIATED WITH morning (dawn), star, royal (queen), flowers


VARIANTS Danaca, Danika, Dannica, Dannika, Donika, Donnica



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How popular is Danica?

Danica is a very popular first name for women (#1915 out of 4276, Top 45%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Danica entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #306 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is currently at #1008. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danica name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Danica outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Dana (#849 FROM RECENT DATA), Danielle (#382) and Danika (#1353) are the prominent related forms of Danica (#1008). These relations of Danica were favored by parents 38 years ago (USAGE OF 1.01%) and have become much less conventional since (USAGE 0.09%, 91% LESS), with forms like Danika becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danica, Dana, Danielle, Danika in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Danica, Danielle, Danika outside U.S.

Similar Names

Danica is pronounced similarly to Dawnika, Denica and Donica. Other recommended sound-alike names are Anica, Annica, Dacia, Daeira, Daina, Daira, Dalia, Dalila, Daliya, Damia, Damita, Danessa, Dani, Dania, Danice, Danie, Daniela, Daniesha, Danila, Danique, Danira, Danise, Danisha, Danitza, Danna, Dantea, Dantina, Daria, Darice, Datia, Davia, Davita, Dawnita, Denice, Deniece, Denisa, Denissa, Denita, Derica, Doncia, Donia, Dusica, Fania, Hania, Hanina, Haniya, Jania, Janice, Janika, Jarica, Jenica, Kanicia, Katica, Lanika, Manika, Monica, Nania, Nanice, Nenica, Pania, Paniya, Ranice, Ranita, Tamica, Tania, Tanika, Tanita, Vania, Vanija, Vanisa, Wanita and Yanick. These names tend to be less commonly used than Danica.

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