Mika

Female

Meaning

Beautiful fragrance

Origin

Japanese

Pronunciation

/ˈmiːkə/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Mika, a name of Japanese origin meaning "beautiful fragrance," is a pawfect name for your pooch. It's short, sweet, and easy for your dog to recognize. Plus, it's the name of a famous British pop star, so your pup will have some serious street cred at the dog park. And let's be honest, who doesn't want their dog to smell like a "beautiful fragrance" rather than, well, a dog? So, if you're looking for a unique, catchy, and meaningful name for your furry friend, Mika is a tail-waggingly good choice!

Traits associated with the name Mika:

Dogs named Mika tend to be loving, and good-natured. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Mika?

That you have a creative and unique sense of style when it comes to naming your pets. It also suggests that you may have a fondness for unusual names.

Is Mika a good dog name?

Mika has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Mika isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Mika is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Mika was, in the past month, the 104th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Mika is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Mika was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Mika's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Mika is most adored in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and North Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Hampshire, Iowa and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Mika.

Most popular breeds named Mika:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Akita Breed
  4. Rottweiler
  5. Chow Chow

Mika is found in these categories:

japanese dog names
japanese

Common feminine name in Japan, meaning "beautiful fragrance" or "beautiful increase".

cute dog names
cute

Japanese origin, meaning "beautiful fragrance," often used for adorable pups.

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Mika dog name meaning

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