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Meaning and Origin of: Monica girl

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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Arabic: Peaceful
  2. Irish: Noble
  3. Greek: Solitary
  4. Latin: Adviser; counselor

First name variations: Mona, Monca, Mona, Monique

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Italian: from a feminine form of Monico.
  2. Spanish Mónica: from the female personal name Monica, the name of the mother of St. Augustine. She was a Carthaginian, so the name may well be of Phoenician origin. However, in the early Middle Ages, it was taken to be a derivative of Latin monere ‘to warn or advise’, and was associated with the spiritual guidance that she gave to her famous son.
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