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Anita meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Anita No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlOrigin: Hebrew
How to pronounce Anita a-ni-ta What does my name mean?
Meanings: River Clay War Like Constant Christian Woman Holy Pure Anointed Little One Follower of Christ An Instrument Good Grace Favour Without Guile Leader Spanish, Italian diminutive of Anna (meaning: Grace, mercy) Indian name, meaning: Grace. Namesake: Anita Ekberg, Swedish actress.

Anita was ranked 772 in 1990 list of US boys name and dropped by 3.07% from its previous ranking of 749 in 1989. Anita was ranked 785 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 4.15% from its previous ranking of 819 in 2015.

Full form of Anita : Alluring Noble Ingenious Thoughtful Attentive

Anita is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 2013 and ranked 1057 in 2015. Only 932 people have Anita as their first name. Anita is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Anita was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a girl which is popular since 2000 and ranked 785 (0.004352% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 214332 people wear Anita as their first name. Former name of Anne. Comes from the word "hannah" means "graceful" is feasted on July 26th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Anita showcases in the charts. 0.059296% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Anita
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1910181338
1911176381
1912179540
1913189562
1914184720
19151631116
19161491339
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Expression number of Anita is 9.

Anita are idealistic who embrace the principles of compassion and forgiveness. Anita are visionary who is wiling to make a better world and have the ability to influence masses. Anita are also creative and imaginative that gives them an artistic talent.

Names that rhyme with Anita Aashita, Aashrita, Adelita, Adrita, Advaita, Advita, Adwita, Aelita, Aferdita, Afrodita, Agapita, Agnita, Ajita, Akita, Akosita, Akshita, Aleita, Alita, Allita, AlnitaFamous people named Anita
Anita Burger in Gladiator as Make-Up Department
Anita Durst in Analyze That as Actress
Anita Gupta in Formula 51 as Art Department
Anita Kupsch in Helgalein as Actress
Anita Louise Brown in Gone Girl as Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anita Wall in Farsan as Actress
Anita Skinner in Sole Survivor as Actress
Anita Ábel in Episode #1.325 as Actress
Anita Berglund in Lèvres de sang as Actress
Anita Laurenzi in Le violon rouge as Actress
Anita Ekberg, actress
Anita Loos, writer,producer,actress
Anita Finlay, actress
Anita Cabada, costume department,costume designer
Anita W. Addison, director,producer,writer
Names like Anita Ani, Ania, Aniah, Aniaha, Anias, Aniause, Aniaya, Aniayah, Anibal, Anibella, Anica, Anice, Anicée, Anicet, Aniceta, Aniceto, Anicette, Anicia, Anick, Anicka
Anita Namesakes Comments :Anita - the name of the female, which was founded with the Spanish diminutive form of the name Anna ( es. Ana). There is also a thesis that Anita is a shortened form of Juanita - Spanish counterpart Joanna. In addition, Anita is a short form of Anahity, the goddess of water, fertility and social order. It is a diminutive of Ana , as the Spanish and Portuguese corresponding Italian Anna. Its spread in Italy is mainly due to the fame of Anita Garibaldi, the Brazilian wife of Giuseppe Garibaldi, and was later helped by the successful Swedish actress Anita Ekberg. In English it is in use since the nineteenth century. As well as in native languages ​​and in Italian, the name is also attested in English, Croatian, Slovenian, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Polish, Latvian and Finnish. - Bethanie Aylesworth
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