Danica

First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Danica

"Danica" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Morning Star". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Danica

Danica McKellar is an actress, author, mathematician, and education advocate. She was most active from 1984 to present. Danica was given the name Danica Mae McKellar on January 3rd, 1975 in La Jolla, California, U.S.

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Danica Patrick is a nascar driver.

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Danica was given the name Ashley Stamm-Northup on January 4th, 1987 in Ohio.

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Danica was given the name Sonia Danica Thrall on March 30th, 1988 in Derby, England. Danica is also known as Thrall and Sonia Danica.

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Danica was born on December 6th, 1921. She died on April 17th, 2001.

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Danica was born on May 29th, 1939 in London. Danica is also known as Olivo and Danica d'Hondt (married name).

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How popular is the baby name Danica in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 5 5 0
1918 5 5 0
1951 6 6 0
1953 5 5 0
1955 5 5 0
1957 9 9 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 9 9 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 16 16 0
1962 15 15 0
1963 16 16 0
1964 26 26 0
1965 40 40 0
1966 28 28 0
1967 36 36 0
1968 51 51 0
1969 55 55 0
1970 78 78 0
1971 58 58 0
1972 63 63 0
1973 65 65 0
1974 106 106 0
1975 110 110 0
1976 109 109 0
1977 152 152 0
1978 144 144 0
1979 166 166 0
1980 160 160 0
1981 152 152 0
1982 156 156 0
1983 172 172 0
1984 200 200 0
1985 187 187 0
1986 164 164 0
1987 163 163 0
1988 207 207 0
1989 328 328 0
1990 351 351 0
1991 285 285 0
1992 267 267 0
1993 296 296 0
1994 262 262 0
1995 234 234 0
1996 177 177 0
1997 174 174 0
1998 167 167 0
1999 168 168 0
2000 192 192 0
2001 142 142 0
2002 173 173 0
2003 172 172 0
2004 204 204 0
2005 464 464 0
2006 934 934 0
2007 1,108 1,108 0
2008 990 990 0
2009 860 860 0
2010 737 737 0
2011 645 645 0
2012 599 599 0
2013 524 524 0
2014 552 552 0
2015 402 402 0
2016 324 324 0
2017 310 310 0

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Popularity of Danica as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Danica

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  • How Popular is the name Danica? Danica is the 1,993rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Danica have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,995 babies born with the first name Danica in the United States. That's more than enough people named Danica to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Danica? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Danica first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Danica is Saturday, June 15th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Danica born? The highest recorded use of the first name Danica was in 2007 with a total of 1,108 babies. That's a lot of babies named Danica!
  • Random Danica Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Danica ranks 51st in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 13 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Danica: Your name in reverse order is Acinad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaidnc. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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