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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #339 most popular

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 activities, for you have many.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

I is for interest, you show in others.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Atina". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aitan". 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.

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


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 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Anita" ranks #63 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 51 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1913. Across the entire United States a total of 562 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 north east? 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 their career being from 1953 to 2002. Anita was born in 1931 as Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg in Malmo, Sweden.


Anita Baker

Anita Baker is a singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1979 to present. Anita was born in 1958 as Anita Denise Baker in Toledo, Ohio, United States.


Anita Blond

Anita was born in 1976.


Anita Dark

Anita was born in 1975.


Anita Briem

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


Anita Mui

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


Past life for Anita born Oct 7, 1995

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1650. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.