Gender Masculine
Scripts Νικήτας(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek νικητής (niketes) meaning "winner, victor". Saint Niketas was a 4th-century bishop of Remesiana in Serbia. He is a patron saint of Romania.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMikita, Nikita(Belarusian) Nikita, Nika(Russian) Mykyta, Nikita(Ukrainian)
User SubmissionNikétás


Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from

Entry updated May 29, 2020