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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. REE-ta(Italian, German, Spanish)
REET-ə(English)
REE-taw(Hungarian)
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Meaning & History

Short form of MARGHERITA and other names ending in rita. A famous bearer was American actress Rita Hayworth (1918-1987).

Related Names

VariantGreta(Italian)
Other Languages & CulturesRetha(Afrikaans) Margarid, Margarit(Armenian) Marharyta(Belarusian) Margarita(Bulgarian) Margarida(Catalan) Margareta(Croatian) Markéta(Czech) Margaretha, Margriet, Greet, Greetje, Griet, Margreet(Dutch) Maret, Margit, Mare, Margareeta, Reet(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) Margaid, Paaie(Manx) Meggy(Medieval English) Margarida(Occitan) Małgorzata, Gosia, Greta, Małgosia, Marzena(Polish) Margareta(Romanian) Margarita(Russian) Maighread, Mairead, Maisie, Marsaili, Mysie, Peigi(Scottish) Margaréta, Margita, Markéta(Slovak) Margareta, Marjeta(Slovene) Marharyta(Ukrainian) Marged, Mererid, Mared, Megan(Welsh)
Same SpellingRīta
User SubmissionsRíta, Rîta, Rita

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   simple   serious  
Croatia: May 22
Estonia: February 18
France: May 22
Germany: May 22
Hungary: May 22
Latvia: November 28 (as Rīta)
Lithuania: April 29
Lithuania: May 22
Poland: April 29
Poland: May 22
Sweden: May 6

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