Infographic of Monica name meaning, which is “The virgin one,” ultimately from the Greek monies, solitary, in allusion to the chastity of a solitary life.
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Monica Name Popularity

How popular is the name Monica? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 475 38 0.0108%
1911 452 44 0.0118%
1912 410 88 0.0175%
1913 385 117 0.0206%
1914 410 124 0.0178%
1915 407 173 0.019%
1916 373 237 0.0245%
1917 397 210 0.021%
1918 423 196 0.0183%
1919 491 143 0.0137%
1920 449 180 0.0162%
1921 418 219 0.0191%
1922 468 168 0.0151%
1923 492 155 0.0138%
1924 460 182 0.0157%
1925 465 174 0.0154%
1926 502 149 0.0135%
1927 485 162 0.0146%
1928 452 181 0.0169%
1929 487 143 0.0138%
1930 519 122 0.0117%
1931 463 151 0.0153%
1932 456 158 0.016%
1933 440 173 0.0186%
1934 418 202 0.0209%
1935 353 280 0.0288%
1936 384 231 0.024%
1937 376 245 0.0249%
1938 412 218 0.0213%
1939 428 203 0.02%
1940 404 242 0.0228%
1941 429 214 0.019%
1942 393 285 0.0226%
1943 435 243 0.0186%
1944 388 286 0.0231%
1945 346 355 0.0291%
1946 362 389 0.0264%
1947 319 564 0.0338%
1948 267 807 0.0506%
1949 267 793 0.0493%
1950 231 1,019 0.0633%
1951 213 1,262 0.0744%
1952 198 1,444 0.0827%
1953 195 1,571 0.0888%
1954 181 1,808 0.0989%
1955 183 1,801 0.0979%
1956 169 2,141 0.1134%
1957 151 2,478 0.1288%
1958 160 2,400 0.127%
1959 161 2,579 0.1357%
1960 140 3,086 0.1629%
1961 136 3,387 0.1794%
1962 114 4,006 0.2182%
1963 110 3,997 0.2227%
1964 90 4,647 0.264%
1965 72 5,109 0.3124%
1966 75 4,714 0.3019%
1967 70 4,960 0.3268%
1968 68 5,214 0.3472%
1969 59 6,036 0.3918%
1970 56 6,187 0.3888%
1971 48 6,419 0.4272%
1972 47 6,124 0.4496%
1973 40 6,372 0.4915%
1974 43 6,282 0.4833%
1975 49 5,473 0.4259%
1976 45 5,977 0.4638%
1977 39 6,365 0.4722%
1978 42 5,861 0.4359%
1979 40 6,586 0.4671%
1980 45 6,034 0.4127%
1981 49 5,779 0.3931%
1982 52 5,734 0.3837%
1983 54 5,394 0.3655%
1984 58 5,130 0.3449%
1985 61 4,987 0.3286%
1986 59 5,012 0.332%
1987 64 4,810 0.3152%
1988 70 4,457 0.286%
1989 68 4,492 0.2784%
1990 76 4,447 0.2683%
1991 85 4,156 0.255%
1992 77 4,584 0.2872%
1993 86 3,896 0.2499%
1994 88 3,904 0.2544%
1995 87 3,966 0.2632%
1996 81 4,318 0.2884%
1997 79 4,217 0.2851%
1998 105 3,220 0.2151%
1999 151 2,115 0.1412%
2000 167 1,970 0.129%
2001 183 1,767 0.1173%
2002 180 1,754 0.117%
2003 206 1,587 0.1043%
2004 225 1,489 0.0977%
2005 237 1,385 0.0906%
2006 249 1,335 0.0853%
2007 285 1,160 0.0735%
2008 314 1,041 0.0674%
2009 333 954 0.0638%
2010 352 862 0.0598%
2011 396 751 0.0527%
2012 423 690 0.0484%
2013 497 553 0.0388%
2014 531 530 0.0364%
2015 545 516 0.0355%
2016 569 476 0.033%
2017 606 419 0.03%
2018 584 439 0.032%
2019 608 410 0.0303%

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What names are variants of Monica?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Mona

Noble, aristocratic

Italian

Monca
Monicka
Monika
Monike
Moniqua
Monique
Monnica

What names sound like Monica?

If you like how Monica sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Monica.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Manika

Jewels

Indian (Sanskrit)


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1 Comment

  1. This name has familial significance for both myself and my husband. I also appreciated the name meaning and that the name is of African Origins.


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