The name Monica is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "advisor". Monica is ranked #626 on our popularity charts and is often added to user-created lists like Old-Fashioned, Vintage, Retro, Classic, Eclectic, Unusual and Uncommon Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "How many ____s do you know?".
From the experts:
This saintly name--she was the mother of St. Augustine--plummeted after the double whammy of Lewinsky and the demise of Friends.