Given Name RITA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: REET-ə (English), REE-ta (German), REE-taw (Hungarian)  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of MARGHERITA and other names ending in rita. A famous bearer was American actress Rita Hayworth (1918-1987).
VARIANT: Greta (Italian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Retha (Afrikaans), Margarid, Margarit (Armenian), Margarita (Bulgarian), Margarida (Catalan), Margareta (Croatian), Markéta (Czech), Margareta, Margaretha, Margriet, Greet, Greetje, Griet, Margreet (Dutch), Maret, Margit (Estonian), Maarit, Margareta, Marketta, Margareeta, Reeta, Reetta (Finnish), Marguerite, Margaux, Margot (French), Margarida (Galician), Margarita (Greek), Margalit, Margalita (Hebrew), Margrét, Gréta (Icelandic), Mairéad (Irish), Margarita (Late Roman), Margreet, Greet (Limburgish), Margarita, Greta (Lithuanian), Margaid, Paaie (Manx), Meggy (Medieval English), Margarida (Occitan), Małgorzata, Gosia, Małgosia, Marzena (Polish), Margareta (Romanian), Margarita (Russian), Maighread, Mairead, Maisie, Marsaili, Mysie, Peigi (Scottish), Margaréta, Margita, Markéta (Slovak), Margareta, Marjeta (Slovene), Marged, Mererid, Mared, Megan (Welsh)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Ríta, Rîta, Rita

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Entry updated July 2, 2017