Pita

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since 1880
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Pi"ta
A fiber obtained from the Agave Americana and other related species, -- used for making cordage and paper. Called also pita fiber, and pita thread.The plant which yields the fiber.

Etymology: Sp

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Usually small round bread that can open into a pocket for filling
Wiktionary

From Byzantine Greek πίτα (píta, “pie”).

  1. A flat bread pouch used for making sandwiches such as gyros or falafels.

Spanish

  1. A fiber obtained from the Agave americana and related species, used for making cordage and paper.
  2. The plant which yields the fiber.

    pita was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Finnish, Guaraní, Indonesian, Lower Sorbian, Polish, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, Spanish, and Swahili

    Notable Persons Named Pita

    Sir Pita Russell Sharples is a member of parliament. His most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to 2014. Pita was born on July 20th, 1941 in Waipawa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

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    Pita Amor was a poet. Pita was born on May 30th, 1918 in Mexico City. She passed away on May 8th, 2000.

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    Pita was born on September 24th, 1992 in Auckland.

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    Pita Alatini is a rugby player.

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    Pita is a soccer player for the Santos FC, São Paulo FC, RC Strasbourg Alsace, Guarani FC, Shonan Bellmare, Nagoya Grampus, and Brazil national football team. Pita was born on August 4th, 1958 in Rio de Janeiro.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Pita

    Maria was born in 1565. She left this life in 1643.

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    Dino Pita is a basketball player for the Södertälje Kings and Liège Basket in the Basketligan. He was most prominent from 2007 to present. Dino was born on September 20th, 1988 in Foča.

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    Pita is a soccer player for the Santos FC, São Paulo FC, RC Strasbourg Alsace, Guarani FC, Shonan Bellmare, Nagoya Grampus, and Brazil national football team. Pita was born on August 4th, 1958 in Rio de Janeiro.

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    Carlos Pita is a soccer player for the CD Lugo, Deportivo de La Coruña, Deportivo de La Coruña B, CD Logroñés, Valencia CF Mestalla, and CD Guadalajara (Spain). Carlos was born on December 8th, 1984 in A Coruña. Carlos is also known as Pita González and Carlos.

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    Elisala Pita is a Minister for Works, Natural Resources, and Leader of the Opposition. He was most prominent from 2013 to 2006.

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    Juana was born on December 8th, 1939.

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    Popularity of Pita as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Pita U.S.
      White 17.57% 64.26%
      African American 1.76% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.73% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.59% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 71.35% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Pita

    People with the last name Pita are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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    Fun Facts about the name Pita

    • How Popular is the name Pita? Pita is the 46,028th most popular name of all time. As a last name Pita was the 13,148th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Pita have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54 babies born with the first name Pita in the United States.
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pita? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Pita first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pita is Friday, July 13th, 1888.
    • What year had the most people named Pita born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pita was in 2007 with a total of 6 babies.
    • Random Pita Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pita is not a popular baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1923.
    • Weird things about the name Pita: Your name in reverse order is Atip. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iatp. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Pita? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,328 people with the last name Pita.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pita? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Pita as their last name since less than 1 person in 127k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
    • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.