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Etymology of the name of Monica:

According to anthroponymic studies, it is considered that the name Monica comes from the Greek word monos from philosophical connotations, also used as a prefix, and means “one only”. It is an old name but its popularity has remained through the years . Saint Monica of Hippo is known, she was born in the third century in present-day Algeria and is known, in addition to her miracles, for having been the mother of Saint Augustine of Hippo. It has been a popular name in art and forms. Monica Rambeau is a fictional character and superheroine from Marvel Comics. Monica E. Geller is a main fictional character on the American series Friends. Monica is the variant of the name in Spanish.


Mònica in Catalan, Monica in Roman, Mônica in Portuguese, Monica in English and Italian, Mónika in Hungarian, Monika in German, Monik in Norwegian, Mona in Swedish, Monika in Danish and Czech, Moninka in Slovak, Monisja in Slovenian, Monszka in Polish, Monique in French. Its diminutive is usually Moni. There are no known male variants.

Famous people named Monica:

  • Monica Naranjo Carrasco

    • Spanish singer, songwriter, producer and presenter : also known as La Pantera de Figueras, she was born in Figueras in 1974. Since she was a child she felt an interest in music, experimenting with sounds at the age of 4. When he turned 14, he entered a singing school and had a voice recorder with which he made his first recordings. His music crosses different musical genres such as pop, rock, opera, electronic music and Spanish copla. He has participated in film productions and has also written books.
  • Monica Lopez Moyano

    • Spanish meteorologist : she was born in Seo de Urgel, Lleida in 1975. She studied Physics specializing in the earth and the cosmos at the University of Barcelona. He began working at a weather information company and later participated in Teletiempo , a weather program on Vía Digital. She became director of the RTVE meteorology department and was a weather presenter for TVE Newscast 2 . She was also a co-founder and board member of the Meteorological Communications Association. She won the Ondas Award for best television presenter.
  • Monica Seles

    • Serbian tennis player : she was born in Yugoslavia in 1973. She is known for being number 1 in the WTA ranking, 9 times winner of Grand Slams being the first time the youngest player to win the prize at 16 years old, 4 times winner of the Australian Open, 3 times champion of the WTA Tour Champions tournament, among many others, and is part of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. She also participated in the Olympic Games reaching the podium. At the age of 17, she established herself as a star of women’s tennis and her fame is due to having an impressive style of play at such a young age.

General characteristics of the most famous people named Monica:

People who bear this name are usually determined, brave, autonomous and very intelligent. They always find their way and style of leading life without giving importance to what they will say. They are generally bold and know how to choose wisely from the circumstances that are presented to them, although they also have a tendency to be impulsive, reckless and with an innate sense of passion for adventure. They have an attractive and magnetic personality that leads them to be constantly surrounded by people, they are sociable and have communication and leadership skills.