Mika

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mika

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  • A user from Canada says the name Mika is of English origin and means "Gift of God".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Mika is of Unknown origin and means "Beautiful summer".
  • A user from Canada says the name Mika is of Japanese origin and means "Beautiful smell".
Other origins: Native American, Hawaiian, and Indian (Sanskrit)

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Wiktionary
  1. A Japanese female given name

Mika was also found in the following language(s): Faroese, Finnish, Greenlandic, Hawaiian, and Japanese

Notable Persons Named Mika

Mika Brzezinski is a television, journalist, and televisionjournalist. She holds the title Co-host. Mika was given the name Mika Emilie Leonia Brzezinski by her parents Zbigniew Brzezinski and Emilie Benes Brzezinski on May 2nd, 1967 in New York City.

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Mika is a pop, rock, glam rock, and new wave music musician. He was most active from 2006 to present. Mika was given the name Michael Holbrook Penniman, Jr. on August 18th, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon. Mika is also known as Mica Penniman and Mika Penniman.

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Mika Häkkinen is a formula one racer.

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Mika Singh is a musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Mika was given the name Amrik Singh on June 10th, 1977 in Patna. Mika is also known as ganman.

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Mika Boorem is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1995. Mika was given the name Mika Sue Boorem on August 18th, 1987 in Tucson, Arizona.

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Mika Myllylä was a skier. Mika was born on September 12th, 1969 in Haapajärvi, Finland. He left this life on July 5th, 2011.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mika

Mika is a pop, rock, glam rock, and new wave music musician. He was most active from 2006 to present. Mika was given the name Michael Holbrook Penniman, Jr. on August 18th, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon. Mika is also known as Mica Penniman and Mika Penniman.

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Mateusz was born on January 21st, 1991 in Kobiernice.

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Brad Mika is a rugby player. Brad was born on June 2nd, 1981 in Auckland.

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Constantine was born on September 14th, 1989 in Auckland.

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Marta Mika is a soccer player for the Gol Częstochowa, TS Mitech Żywiec, RTP Unia Racibórz, and Poland women's national football team. Marta was born on July 8th, 1983 in Poland.

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Dylan was born on April 17th, 1972 in Auckland.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1954 8 8 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 5 5 0
1957 6 6 0
1958 5 5 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 18 7 11
1961 10 10 0
1962 18 13 5
1963 12 7 5
1964 10 10 0
1965 16 8 8
1966 22 16 6
1967 28 23 5
1968 29 23 6
1969 39 29 10
1970 45 45 0
1971 58 53 5
1972 52 46 6
1973 56 46 10
1974 68 52 16
1975 74 65 9
1976 81 70 11
1977 51 43 8
1978 88 76 12
1979 81 73 8
1980 55 47 8
1981 90 82 8
1982 63 52 11
1983 64 54 10
1984 82 75 7
1985 82 72 10
1986 84 75 9
1987 91 78 13
1988 84 72 12
1989 105 91 14
1990 103 83 20
1991 129 112 17
1992 129 121 8
1993 108 90 18
1994 119 106 13
1995 132 115 17
1996 142 125 17
1997 164 145 19
1998 146 118 28
1999 167 147 20
2000 163 130 33
2001 141 121 20
2002 156 118 38
2003 137 121 16
2004 163 125 38
2005 172 148 24
2006 198 159 39
2007 205 166 39
2008 215 176 39
2009 192 148 44
2010 204 181 23
2011 228 185 43
2012 218 183 35
2013 199 168 31
2014 211 177 34
2015 242 199 43
2016 231 183 48
2017 232 200 32

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Popularity of Mika as a first name

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Popularity of Mika as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mika U.S.
  White 90.49% 64.26%
  African American 0.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.12% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mika

People with the last name Mika are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mika

  • How Popular is the name Mika? Mika is the 3,203rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Mika was the 12,627th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mika have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,540 babies born with the first name Mika in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mika to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mika? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Mika first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mika is Tuesday, July 10th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Mika born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mika was in 2017 with a total of 200 babies.
  • Random Mika Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mika ranks 112th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 9 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Mika: Your name in reverse order is Akim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Imak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mika? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,451 people with the last name Mika.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mika? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mika as their last name since less than 1 person in 120k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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