Names Categorized "ends in -ita"

This is a list of names in which the categories include ends in -ita.
Adelita f Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish diminutive of Adela. It is used especially in Mexico, where it is the name of a folk song about a female soldier.
Aelita f Literature, Russian, Latvian
Created by Russian author Aleksey Tolstoy for his science fiction novel Aelita (1923), where it belongs to a Martian princess. In the book, the name is said to mean "starlight seen for the last time" in the Martian language.
Afërdita f Albanian
Means "daybreak, morning" in Albanian, from afër "nearby, close" and ditë "day". It is also used as an Albanian form of Aphrodite.
Alita f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Alethea.
Amita f Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Feminine form of Amit 1.
Amrita f Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali
Feminine form of Amrit.
Anahita f Persian, Persian Mythology
Means "immaculate, undefiled" in Old Persian, from the Old Iranian prefix *an- "not" combined with *āhita "unclean, dirty". This was the name of an Iranian goddess of fertility and water. In the Zoroastrian religious texts the Avesta she is called 𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬛𐬎𐬎𐬍 (Arəduuī) in Avestan, with 𐬀𐬥𐬁𐬵𐬌𐬙𐬀 (anāhita) appearing only as a descriptive epithet. In origin she is possibly identical to the Indian goddess Saraswati. She has historically been identified with the Semitic goddess Ishtar and the Greek goddess Artemis.
Angelita f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Angela.
Anita 1 f Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian, Slovene, English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Latvian, Hungarian
Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian and Slovene diminutive of Ana.
Ardita f Albanian
Feminine form of Ardit.
Benedita f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Benedict.
Benita f Spanish
Feminine form of Benito.
Bernardita f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Bernard.
Bonita f English
Means "pretty" in Spanish, ultimately from Latin bonus "good". It has been used as a name in the English-speaking world since the beginning of the 20th century.
Carita f Swedish
Derived from Latin caritas meaning "dearness, esteem, love".
Carmelita f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Carmel.
Charita f Various
Latinate form of Charity.
Cruzita f Spanish (Rare)
Diminutive of Cruz.
Danita f English
Feminine diminutive of Daniel.
Dita f Czech, German, Latvian
Short form of names containing dit, such as Judita, and German names beginning with Diet, such as Dietlinde.
Dorita f Spanish
Diminutive of Dora.
Drita f Albanian
Derived from Albanian dritë meaning "light".
Edita f Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Lithuanian
Form of Edith in several languages.
Elita f Latvian
Meaning unknown.
Evita f Spanish, Latvian
Diminutive of Eva.
Felicita f Italian
Italian form of Felicitas. It also coincides closely with Italian felicità "happiness".
Ghiță m Romanian
Diminutive of Gheorghe.
Gita 2 f Czech, Latvian
Czech and Latvian short form of Margita or Brigita.
Hipólita f Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Hippolyte 1.
Iovita m & f Ancient Roman
Latin masculine and feminine form of Jovita.
Ita f Irish
Anglicized form of Íde.
Jovita f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of the Roman name Iovita (masculine), which was derived from the name of the god Jove. This was the name of an early saint and martyr, the brother of Faustinus.
Juanita f Spanish
Diminutive of Juana.
Judita f Lithuanian, Czech, Slovak
Lithuanian, Czech and Slovak form of Judith.
Jurgita f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Jurgis.
Karita f Swedish
Variant of Carita.
Lalita f Hinduism, Hindi, Marathi, Thai
Means "playful, charming, desirable" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of one of the playmates of the young Krishna. It is also another name of the goddess Parvati.
Laurita f Spanish
Diminutive of Laura.
Ligita f Latvian, Lithuanian
Possibly a derivative of Līga.
Lilita f Latvian
Latvian form of Lilith.
Lindita f Albanian
Means "the day is born" in Albanian, from lind "to give birth" and ditë "day".
Lita f English
Short form of names ending in lita. This name was brought to the public eye in the 1920s due to Lita Grey (1908-1995), who was the second wife of Charlie Chaplin. Her birth name was Lillita Louise MacMurray.
Lorita f Italian (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Loreto.
Luisita f Spanish
Diminutive of Luisa.
Lupita f Spanish
Diminutive of Guadalupe.
Madita f Literature, German
Created as a German equivalent of Madicken for the German translation of Astrid Lindgren's books.
Manuelita f Spanish
Diminutive of Manuela.
Marganita f Hebrew
From the name of a type of flowering plant common in Israel, called the scarlet pimpernel in English.
Margarita f Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Greek, Albanian, Late Roman
Latinate form of Margaret. This is also the Spanish word for the daisy flower (species Bellis perennis, Leucanthemum vulgare and others).
Margita f Slovak, Czech
Slovak form and Czech variant of Margaret.
Marianita f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Mariana.
Marita 2 f Swedish, Norwegian
Scandinavian variant form of Margaret.
Marquita f African American
Feminine variant of Marquis.
Martita f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Marta.
Melita f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Melite. However, in the case of Queen Victoria's granddaughter Princess Victoria Melita (1876-1936), it was derived from Melita, the Latin name of the island country of Malta where she was born.
Merita 2 f Esperanto
Means "meritorious, worthy" in Esperanto.
Mihăiță m Romanian
Romanian diminutive of Michael.
Mikita m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Niketas.
Nandita f Hindi, Marathi
From Sanskrit नन्द (nanda) meaning "joy".
Nikita 1 m Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian form of Niketas. This form is also used in Ukrainian and Belarusian alongside the more traditional forms Mykyta and Mikita. A notable bearer was the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971).
Nita 1 f English
Short form of Anita 1 and other names ending in nita.
Nita 2 f Choctaw
Means "bear" in Choctaw.
Pepita f Spanish
Spanish feminine diminutive of Joseph.
Perdita f Literature
Derived from Latin perditus meaning "lost". Shakespeare created this name for the daughter of Hermione and Leontes in his play The Winter's Tale (1610). Abandoned as an infant by her father the king, she grows up to be a shepherdess and falls in love with with Florizel.
Perlita f Spanish
Diminutive of Perla.
Renita f English
Probably a feminine form of Renatus. It came into use during the 1950s.
Rita f Italian, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Hungarian, Spanish, Portuguese, Latvian, Lithuanian
Short form of Margherita and other names ending in rita. Saint Rita (born Margherita Lotti) was a 15th-century nun from Cascia, Italy. Another famous bearer was the American actress Rita Hayworth (1918-1987).
Rosita f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Rosa 1.
Sarita 1 f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Sara.
Sarita 2 f Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Means "flowing" in Sanskrit.
Sprita f Esperanto
Means "witty, lively" in Esperanto, ultimately from Latin spiritus "breath, energy".
Sunita f Hinduism, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Means "well conducted, wise", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with नीत (nita) meaning "conducted, led". In Hindu legend this is the name of the daughter of King Anga of Bengal.
Susanita f Spanish (Rare)
Spanish diminutive of Susana.
Tabita f Biblical Latin
Latin form of Tabitha.
Tacita f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Tacitus.
Talita f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Talitha, popular in Brazil.
Tavita m Samoan
Samoan form of David.
Tayanita f Cherokee
Means "young beaver" in Cherokee, derived from ᏙᏯ (doya) meaning "beaver".
Teresita f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Teresa. It is most common in the Philippines and Latin America.
Vita 2 f Ukrainian, Belarusian
Ukrainian and Belarusian short form of Viktoriya.
Zita 1 f Italian, Portuguese, German, Czech, Slovak, Lithuanian, Latvian
Means "little girl" in Tuscan Italian. This was the name of a 13th-century saint, the patron saint of servants.
Zita 2 f Hungarian
Diminutive of Felicitás.