Alita Name Meaning & Origin
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Alita (Ah-lee-tah) is a common name in Spain. Derived from the latin "elite," meaning special. A variation of the name is Elita, (EE-lee-tah) or (El-lee-tah). The English meaning is "Winged". Alternatively the French meaning is "Noble" or "Chosen One".
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I was given the name Elita (variation of Alita) and i love it. My biggest problem is people having trouble spelling it. I hate when people shorten my name to Ella or El, because its so common. The most consistent teasing name is "A Lita of Coke" surprisingly its the easiest way to explain to people how to pronounce it.
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Ali, Lita, Lee/ Li.
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Diminutive of the Spanish name "Adelita" which is from "Adela" (Old German) and "Alida" (Latin). Combined meaning of the name Alita is: "Noble; Small winged one."
Short form of Adela/Adelita.
Variant of Alida.
Possibly a variant of ALETHEA
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Alita is the eponymous heroine in the new movie In cinemas in July 2018: ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL
Visionary filmmakers James Cameron (AVATAR) and Robert Rodriguez (SIN CITY) create a groundbreaking new heroine in ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, an action-packed story of hope, love and empowerment. Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita (Rosa Salazar) is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. Everything is new to Alita, every experience a first. As she learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield Alita from her mysterious past while her street-smart new friend, Hugo (Keean Johnson), offers instead to help trigger her memories. A growing affection develops between the two until deadly forces come after Alita and threaten her newfound relationships. It is then that Alita discovers she has extraordinary fighting abilities that could be used to save the friends and family she’s grown to love. Determined to uncover the truth behind her origin, Alita sets out on a journey that will lead her to take on the injustices of this dark, corrupt world, and discover that one young woman can change the world in which she lives.
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Produced by: James Cameron, Jon Landau