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Meaning of Danica

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The name Danica has the following meaning:

"Bright morning star". Also possibly a variant of the French name "Danielle", itself a variant of the Hebrew "Daniel", meaning "God judges". A more unique alternative to "Danielle" or "Daniela". Also believed to be a variant of the English name Dana, meaning "A woman who comes from Denmark".
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Danica is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 924 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Danica fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 43 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 379 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Danica in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Danica is pronounced as dan-ee-kuh


Danica originates from the Slavic language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Danica and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Danica: Boys - Boris, Girls - Zora, Both genders - Akira, Ali, Alpha, Bailey, Brett, Brogan


Popular Variants for the name Danica: Dan (Nickname), Danaca, Daneca, Daneeka, Danicah, Danika (English), Danikah, Danikka, Danique (French), Dannaca, Danneca, Danneeka, Dannica, Dannicca, Dannikah
The name Danica is itself a variant of Danielle


We think the name Danica should fall under the following style category: Exotic.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Danica to be: talkative and friendly

In one word, you might describe Danica as a(n) "talkative" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Danica (or its variants) are:

Danica Lyn Stewart , born on 2 August, a famous actress. Danica Lyn Stewart 's background: Born in 1983 in Washington, she is an American actress who has acted in the ABC soap opera General Hospital. She has also starred as Zoe in NBC's first online soap opera Coastal Dreams.

Danica Mae Mckellar , born on 3 January, a famous actress. Danica Mae Mckellar 's background: Born in 1975, she is an American actress, author and education advocate. She is best known for her role as Winnie Cooper in the American television comedy-drama The Wonder Years. She has also penned two New York Times bestsellers---Math Doesn't Suck and Kiss My Math. Her books serve to encourage and motivate middle-school girls to excel in Math.

Danica Sue Patrick , born on 25 March, a famous auto racing driver. Danica Sue Patrick 's background: Born in 1982, she is an American auto racing driver. She is also a model and an advertising spokeswoman. Her achievements include being named the Rookie of the Year for both the 2005 Indianapolis 500 and the 2005 IndyCar Series season. She became the first woman to win an Indy car race with her win in the 2008 Indy Japan 300.

Danica Lyn Stewart, born on 2 August , a famous actress. Danica Lyn Stewart's background: American actress. She acted out the role of Jessica Bennett in the NBC soap opera 'Passions' in 2003. She was the third actress to have acted out the role. She is now starring as Zoe in NBC's first online soap, 'Coastal Dreams'.

Danica Mae McKellar, born on 3 January, a famous actress. Danica Mae McKellar's background: She is, oddly, an American actress and mathematician. She is is best known for her role as Winnie Cooper in the television show 'The Wonder Years', and most recently as the author of the nationally bestselling book, 'Math Doesn't Suck,' which encourages people, especially middle-school girls on the path of learning mathematics.

Danica Sue Patrick, born on 25 March, a famous auto racing driver. Danica Sue Patrick's background: American auto racing driver. She competes in the IndyCar series, an auto racing competition. She was the 'Rookie of the Year' for both the 2005 Indianapolis 500 and the 2005 IndyCar Series season. She also recently wrote and published her autobiography, 'Danica: Crossing the Line' in 2006.
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