Shanika

First Name
6k
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 Shanika

User Submitted Origins

     Indian (Sanskrit)
33%
     English
33%
     American
17%
     Native American
17%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from India says the name Shanika means "God is gracious & Newly created" and is of American origin.
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How popular is the baby 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
2016 5 5 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Shanika

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Shanika as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shanika

  • How Popular is the name Shanika? Shanika is the 3,519th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shanika have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,601 babies born with the first name Shanika in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shanika to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shanika? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shanika born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shanika was in 1979 with a total of 410 babies.
  • Random Shanika Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shanika is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Shanika: Your name in reverse order is Akinahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaakhsn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shanika born Sep 9, 1957

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1075. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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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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