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Popularity
214k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Anita

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Grace
  • #339 All Time
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Boys
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< 1k Aneta (Hebrew)
< 1k Anetta (Hebrew)
< 1k Anitia (Spanish)

How popular is the name "Anita" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188016160
188123230
188220200
188327270
188436360
188534340
188640400
188741410
188859590
188969690
189068680
189166660
189282820
18931191190
18941071070
18951261260
18961391390
18971441440
18981981980
18991421420
19001771770
19011841840
19021631630
19032022020
19041901900
19052092090
19062152150
19072422420
19082772770
19092912910
19103383380
19113813810
19125405400
19135625620
19147207200
19151,1161,1160
19161,3381,3380
19171,5821,5748
19181,4821,4820
19191,5041,5040
19201,9421,9357
19211,9311,9238
19221,7691,7627
19231,8771,8698
19241,8531,8530
19251,7641,7640
19261,6171,6170
19271,6391,62910
19281,7331,7249
19291,9901,97713
19302,1952,18411
19312,0922,08012
19322,1112,09714
19331,9161,90412
19341,7921,7857
19351,9411,93110
19362,3182,30315
19372,7192,7127#93 girl name
19382,6452,6378#99 girl name
19392,6032,58815#97 girl name
19402,8472,82720#87 girl name
19412,7532,74112#91 girl name
19423,0082,99810#93 girl name
19432,9592,9509#98 girl name
19442,8332,8276#95 girl name
19452,7742,7668#100 girl name
19464,0434,02716#84 girl name
19474,1954,1869#95 girl name
19483,6253,61411
19493,6023,58814#99 girl name
19503,5773,5716#99 girl name
19513,7883,7817#96 girl name
19524,1404,1328#91 girl name
19534,4124,4066#89 girl name
19544,4214,41011#96 girl name
19554,7324,72210#94 girl name
19565,5105,49713#83 girl name
19575,8315,81219#81 girl name
19585,7895,77712#82 girl name
19595,4955,47817#87 girl name
19605,6525,63616#87 girl name
19615,5225,50121#91 girl name
19625,5335,51617#81 girl name
19635,4835,46914#77 girl name
19644,9184,90513#85 girl name
19654,0374,02215#94 girl name
19663,8803,8719#88 girl name
19673,5223,5139#99 girl name
19683,0593,04514
19692,9272,91512
19702,9062,89313
19712,6872,6816
19722,2402,2319
19731,9981,98810
19741,9461,93610
19751,7251,7205
19761,5091,5090
19771,5231,5149
19781,2291,2218
19791,1501,13911
19801,1521,1520
19811,0611,0547
19821,0151,0105
19839058996
19848638630
19857447368
19867507455
19877437376
19887207155
19896876789
19906486426
19915805800
19925465460
19934904900
19944394390
19954004000
19963943940
19974064060
19983503500
19993213210
20003143140
20012972970
20022662660
20032452450
20042662660
20052232230
20062122120
20072102100
20082372370
20091981980
20101731730
20111811810
20121511510
20131481480
20141641640

Want to know about the populiarty of Anita? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 213,995 babies born with the name Anita in the United States. That's more than enough Anitas to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 16 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Anita" was in 1957 with a total of 5,812 babies. (That's a lot of baby Anitas)

According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Anita" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 60 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1952. Across the entire United States a total of 4,140 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Anita" mean?

Anita (Hebrew): Grace

The name "Anita" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Grace". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 8 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Atina". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tania". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Anita popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Anita in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Anita

Anita Ekberg

Anita Ekberg is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1953 to 2002. Anita was born in 1931 as Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg in Malmo, Sweden.

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Anita Baker

Anita Baker is a singer-songwriter specializing in R&B, soul jazz, smooth jazz, and soul music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1979 to present. Anita was born in 1958 as Anita Denise Baker in Toledo, Ohio, United States.

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Anita Blond

Anita was born in 1976.

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Anita Dark

Anita was born in 1975.

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Anita Briem

Anita Briem is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Anita was born in 1982 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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Anita Mui

Anita Mui is a singer and actress specializing in cantopop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1982 to 2003. Anita was born in 1963 in British Hong Kong.

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Past life for Anita born Feb 19, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Name poster for Anita

Name poster for Anita(click to save the high quality version)

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