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Girl Name: Danica

Name: Danica
Pronunciation: \d(a)-ni-ca\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: morning star; from Denmark
Origin: Slavic
Related Names: Dana, Danielle
Sounds Like: Denica, Donica
Variant forms: Danaca, Danika, Dannica, Dannika, Donika, Donnica
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1915


Danica \d(a)-ni-ca\ as a girl's 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.

Danica has 6 variant forms: Danaca, Danika, Dannica, Dannika, Donika and Donnica.

For more information, see also related names Dana and Danielle.

Baby names that sound like Danica are Denica and Donica.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Danica.


Danica is a very popular first name for women (#1915 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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