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Popularity
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Shanika

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Vibrant, cheerful
  • #3365 All Time
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Boys

How popular is the name "Shanika" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 8 8 0
1971 15 15 0
1972 28 28 0
1973 27 27 0
1974 66 66 0
1975 106 106 0
1976 129 129 0
1977 188 188 0
1978 257 257 0
1979 410 410 0
1980 262 262 0
1981 257 257 0
1982 293 288 5
1983 275 275 0
1984 277 277 0
1985 269 269 0
1986 233 233 0
1987 296 296 0
1988 271 271 0
1989 290 284 6
1990 288 288 0
1991 289 289 0
1992 250 250 0
1993 178 178 0
1994 119 119 0
1995 105 105 0
1996 79 79 0
1997 65 65 0
1998 56 56 0
1999 40 40 0
2000 28 28 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 9 9 0
2003 15 15 0
2004 15 15 0
2005 15 15 0
2006 8 8 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 15 15 0
2009 8 8 0
2010 10 10 0
2011 5 5 0
2013 5 5 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Shanika? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,596 babies born with the name Shanika in the United States. That's more than enough Shanikas to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shanika" was in 1979 with a total of 410 babies.

According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shanika" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 25 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of only 289 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Shanika popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Shanika in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Shanika" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shanika as well as things modernly associated with the name Shanika such as celebrities named Shanika.

English

Origin and Meaning of Shanika

The name "Shanika" is of English origin, and it means "Vibrant, cheerful". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for intense, your zest of living.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Akinahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Anihask". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Shanika born Apr 18, 1941

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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