Nita Name Meaning & Origin

Nita

Pronunciation: NEE-tə (key)

Origin of the name Nita:

A short form of Anita, a Spanish pet form of Ana (gracious, full of grace).

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Nita and Tina are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

It pairs well with one syllable middle-names, i.e. Nita Ann, Nita Belle, Nita Grace, Nita Jane, Nita May, Nita Sue, ect.

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Nicknames for Nita: | Edit

Neet, Neety

Meanings and history of the name Nita: | Edit

Short of Anita, an originally-Spanish diminutive of Ana. It is sometimes used as a short form of other feminine names that end in -nita, such as Benita, Bonita, Danita, or Juanita. It also means "bear" in several Native American languages, including Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Koasati.

Famous real-life people named Nita: | Edit

Nita Barrow (1916–1995), nurse, humanitarian activist, and only female Governor-General of Barbados
Nita Cavalier (1906-1969), American silent film and stage actress
Nita Lowey (born 1937), US Congresswoman from New York
Nita Naldi (1894-1961), American silent film actress
Nita Talbot (born 1930), American actress

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Namorita, a Marvel Comics superhero commonly known as Nita
Nita, in Disney's direct-to-video animated movie Brother Bear 2
Nita, a leading character from the Young Wizards fantasy series
the protagonist of Nita Negrita, a 2011 Philippine television drama

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