Danica has a European sound to it. It hails from the Slavic culture as a character in folklore about the gods of these people. In America, the name has found use since the 1970s.

Meaning of the name Danica:

Slavic: morning star, Venus

Origin of the name Danica:

Danica has been used in Slavic folklore for centuries as the personified version of the morning star. It was also the name for Venus. In America and the rest of Europe, Danica has not been used since the 1970s.

Symbolism of the name Danica:

Danica means “morning star” as it was the name for the person-like form of the morning star in Slavic culture. SOme say that the “morning star” is Venus.

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Gender of the name Danica:

Danica is a name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Danica:


Number of syllables in the name Danica:


Emotion evoked from the name Danica:

Danica has strong femininity associated with it. It is unique and has a deep European background.

Alternative spellings for the name Danica:

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Popularity of the name Danica:

Danica became a top 1,000 name in America in the late twentieth century. It was a top 400 name from 2006 to 2009, which is the highest rank it has ever received. The name has not been a top 1,000 name in the past couple of years, but it ranked number 999 in 2018.

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Famous people with the name Danica:

  • Danica Patrick (race car driver)
  • Danica Roem (VA House of Delegates member)
  • Danica McKellar (actress, “The Wonder Years”)
  • Danica Stewart (actress, “Passions”)

Danicas in popular culture:

  • Danica Pure (character from “Skyrim” video game)