Gender: Female Meaning of Monica: "advisor" Origin of Monica: Latin Monica's Popularity in 2019: #640

Monica Origin and Meaning

The name Monica is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "advisor".

This saintly name--she was the mother of St. Augustine--plummeted after the double whammy of Lewinsky and the demise of Friends.

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Rank in US: #640

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Pop Culture References for the name Monica

Monise, Monnie, Monn, Monia, Monice, Monic, Monicia, Mona, Monya, Monnica, Monee, Monicka

Monica's International Variations

Moniqua, Monike, Monique (French) Monca (Irish) Monika (Scandinavian) Mónica (Spanish)


indiefendi2 Says:


It MAY be dated like a Susan or such... but it’s still pretty and usable.

TechnoKitten Says:


Ladies and gentlemen,this is mambo number 5

hermioneameliastyles Says:


Such a well known name but not very popular. I love this name so much. Even with the association of Monica Geller it could be a very cute name for a girl. I like the sound of this name. It has a nice ring to it.

nika11 Says:


I think it's a nice name, often overlooked. I associate this name mostly with Monica Bellucci, which is a good association.

yvonne_virginia Says:


I love this name because of the saint, the sound, and my personal relations to it.

Catastroffy Says:


I always come across this name as unpleasant characters in books, which is a shame.

Alicia1 Says:


Cute familiar name.