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Name Mónica

Origin:From Latin words for hermit, monk and advise, warnTools:

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Languages of use:Spanish
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Monica, Monia, Monika, Mónika, Monira, Anica, Annica, Bozica, Danica, Donia     Details
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About Monica, the group of names with the same origin as Mónica

Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin:meaning and origin not known for sure
 sometimes said to derive from Latin monachus (monk)
 in the Middle Ages seen as connected to Latin monere (to advise) and meaning advisor
 known from Saint Monica, the mother of Saint Augustine, a father of the church (4th century AD)
 because Saint Monica came from Carthage in Northern Africa the name could also be of North African/Phoenician origin
Words:monachus = the hermit, the monk  Latin
 monere = to advise, to warn  Latin
Topics:New Testament
Variants' top ranks:3:Monika Germany 2005,  3:Monique Belgium 2013,  10:Mónica Ecuador 2013,  19:Mónika Hungary 2014,  24:Monica Sweden 2014
Name variants:Mengia, Mona, Moni, Monica, Mónica, Monika, Mónika, Monique   Sortable list   Details

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Ecuador prevalence 2013 10
SpainGraph2010 100,  2009 95,  2008 90,  2007 88,  2006 82
Spain prevalence 2015 46
Spain/MadridGraph2005 50,  2004 47,  2003 40,  2002 43,  2001 44,  2000 40,  1999 35,  1998 31
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