Monika

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Phoenician name of unknown meaning [1] [2] [3]

2) Greek monachós
a) = 'anchorite, monk' [4] [2] [5]
b) = 'alone, lonely' [1] [6]

3) Latin moneo = 'I warn, I advise'

4) Latin monēre = 'to warn, to advise, to remind' [4] [2] [5] [3]

5) Latin monens = 'admonish, exhort'

Related Names

Monica
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Monice
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Danish
Monicka
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Finish Norwegian Swedish
Monika
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Mónika
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Icelandic
Móníka
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Icelandic
Monike
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Danish
Moniqa
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Danish Finish Swedish
Monique
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Moonika
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Finish Swedish

See also Ika, Mona, Moni

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Monika
Genitive: Monikas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Monika
Accusative: Moniku
Dative: Moniku
Genitive: Moniku
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Monika
Genitive: Monikan
Partitive: Monikaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Monika
Accusative: Moniku
Dative: Moniku
Genitive: Moniku
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Monika
Genitive: Monikas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Monika
Genitive: Monikas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

4 May

Norway Norway

4 May

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

15 June

Sweden Sweden

4 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Sommaren med Monika (English: The summer with Monika) is a 1953 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman starring Harriet Andersson and Lars Ekborg

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
12675 20585 0 0
Norway Norway[8]
3803 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
1530 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 2759 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Monika(f) Sources: [7][9][8][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Monika(f) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Monika(f)

Sources: [7] [9] [8] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables