Names Categorized "ends in -ta"

This is a list of names in which the categories include ends in -ta.
gender
usage
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.
Afërdita f Albanian
Means "daybreak, morning" in Albanian, from afër "nearby, close" and ditë "day".
Agáta f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Agatha.
Agata f Italian, Polish, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Swedish
Form of Agatha in various languages.
Alberta f English, Italian, Portuguese
Feminine form of Albert. This is the name of a Canadian province, which was named in honour of a daughter of Queen Victoria.
Aleta f English
Possibly a variant of Alethea. This was the name of the wife of the title character in the comic strip Prince Valiant, which first appeared in 1937.
Alita f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Alethea.
Alta f Various
Possibly from Latin altus or Italian/Spanish alto meaning "high".
Amaranta f Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Amarantha.
Amata f Late Roman
Feminine form of Amatus.
Aminata f Western African
Form of Aminah 1 used in western Africa.
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.
Annunziata f Italian
Means "announced" in Italian, referring to the event in the New Testament in which the angel Gabriel tells the Virgin Mary of the imminent birth of Jesus.
Araminta f English (Rare)
Meaning unknown. This name was (first?) used by William Congreve in his comedy The Old Bachelor (1693) and later by Sir John Vanbrugh in his comedy The Confederacy (1705). This was the original given name of abolitionist Harriet Tubman (1820-1913), who was born Araminta Ross.
Ardita f Albanian
Feminine form of Ardit.
Arista f Astronomy
Means "ear of grain" in Latin. This is the name of a star, also known as Spica, in the constellation Virgo.
Assumpta f Irish
Latinate form of Asunción, used especially in Ireland.
Assunta f Italian
Italian cognate of Asunción.
Asta f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Short form of Astrid.
Atalanta f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ἀταλάντη (Atalante) meaning "equal in weight", derived from ἀτάλαντος (atalantos), a word related to τάλαντον (talanton) meaning "a scale, a balance". In Greek legend she was a fast-footed maiden who refused to marry anyone who could not beat her in a race. She was eventually defeated by Hippomenes, who dropped three golden apples during the race causing her to stop to pick them up.
Augusta f Italian, Portuguese, English, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Augustus. It was introduced to Britain when King George III, a member of the German House of Hanover, gave this name to his second daughter in the 18th century.
Avgusta f Slovene, Russian
Slovene and Russian feminine form of Augustus.
Beáta f Hungarian, Czech, Slovak
Hungarian, Czech and Slovak form of Beata.
Beata f Polish, German, Swedish, Danish, Late Roman
Derived from Latin beatus meaning "blessed". This was the name of a few minor saints.
Benedetta f Italian
Italian feminine form of Benedict.
Benedicta f Late Roman
Feminine form of Benedictus (see Benedict).
Benedikta f German (Rare)
German feminine form of Benedict.
Benedita f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Benedict.
Benedykta f Polish (Rare)
Polish feminine form of Benedict.
Bengta f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish feminine form of Benedict.
Benita f Spanish
Feminine form of Benito.
Bernardita f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Bernard.
Berta f Polish, Czech, Hungarian, German, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, Slovene
Form of Bertha in several languages.
Blerta f Albanian
Derived from Albanian blertë meaning "green".
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".
Charita f Various
Latinate form of Charity.
Claretta f Italian
Diminutive of Clara.
Concepta f Irish
Latinate form of Concepción, used especially in Ireland.
Consolata f Italian
Means "consoled" in Italian. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, María Consolata.
Danita f English
Feminine diminutive of Daniel.
Desiderata f Late Roman
Feminine form of Desideratus.
Diwata f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "goddess" in Tagalog.
Donata f Italian, Polish, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Donatus (see Donato).
Drita f Albanian
From Albanian dritë meaning "light".
Elita f Latvian
Meaning unknown.
Enriqueta f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Enrique.
Ernesta f Italian, Lithuanian
Feminine form of Ernest.
Esperanta f Esperanto
Means "hoping" in Esperanto.
Esta f English
Diminutive of Esther.
Fatimata f Western African
Form of Fatimah used in western Africa.
Fatoumata f Western African
Form of Fatimah used in parts of French-influenced western Africa.
Genista f Various
From the Latin name of the broom plant.
Giacinta f Italian
Italian feminine form of Hyacinthus.
Gijsberta f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Gisbert.
Gusta f Dutch
Short form of Augusta.
Hinata f & m Japanese
From Japanese 日向 (hinata) meaning "sunny place", 陽向 (hinata) meaning "toward the sun", or a non-standard reading of 向日葵 (himawari) meaning "sunflower". Other kanji compounds are also possible. Because of the irregular readings, this name is often written using the hiragana writing system.
Honorata f Late Roman, Polish
Feminine form of Honoratus.
Illuminata f Late Roman
Means "illuminated, brightened, filled with light" in Latin. This name was borne by a 4th-century saint from Todi, Italy.
Immacolata f Italian
Italian cognate of Inmaculada.
Iolanta f Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Yolanda.
Ita f Irish
Anglicized form of Íde.
Iusta f Late Roman
Latin form of Justa.
Jacinta f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Hyacinthus.
Jacquetta f English (British)
Feminine diminutive of Jacques.
Jolanta f Polish, Lithuanian, Latvian
Polish, Lithuanian and Latvian form of Yolanda.
Julitta f History (Ecclesiastical)
Diminutive of Julia. This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred in Tarsus with her young son Quiricus.
Justa f Late Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of Justus. This was the name of a few early saints.
Juta f Estonian, Latvian
Estonian and Latvian form of Jutta. This is the name of a character in the Estonian legend Lake Endla and Juta (1852) by Friedrich Robert Faehlmann.
Jutta f German
Probably a medieval Low German form of Judith. It might also derive from a Germanic name such as Judda.
Karita f Swedish
Variant of Carita.
Kata f Hungarian, Finnish, Croatian
Hungarian short form of Katalin, Finnish short form of Katariina and Croatian short form of Katarina.
Lalita f Hinduism, Indian, 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.
Lata f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "vine, creeping plant" in Sanskrit.
Laurita f Spanish
Diminutive of Laura.
Liberata f Late Roman
Feminine form of Liberatus. This was the name of a few early saints, including the patron of Pizzone, Italy.
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.
Lupita f Spanish
Diminutive of Guadalupe.
Maata f Maori
Maori form of Martha.
Małgorzata f Polish
Polish form of Margaret.
Marquita f African American
Feminine variant of Marquis.
Márta f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Martha.
Merletta f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Merle.
Minta f English
Short form of Araminta.
Modesta f Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of Modestus.
Monta f Latvian
Modern Latvian name, possibly from Latin mons "mountain".
Morta f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Martha.
Namrata f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Nepali
Means "bowing, humility" in Sanskrit.
Nandita f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From Sanskrit नन्द (nanda) meaning "joy".
Nata f Russian, Georgian
Short form of Natalya (Russian) or Natalia (Georgian).
Netta 1 f English
Short form of names ending in netta.
Nita 2 f Indigenous American, Choctaw
Means "bear" in Choctaw.
Odetta f English (Rare)
Latinate form of Odette.
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 in his play The Winter's Tale (1610).
Perlita f Spanish
Diminutive of Perla.
Renita f English
Probably a feminine form of Renatus. It came into use during the 1950s.
Rosita f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Rosa 1.
Ruperta f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Rupert.
Samanta f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Latvian, Polish
Variant of Samantha used in several languages.
Santa 1 f Italian
Feminine form of Santo.
Santa 2 f Latvian
Either from Latin sanctus meaning "holy, saint" or a short form of Aleksandra.
Sarita 1 f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Sara.
Sarita 2 f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Means "flowing" in Sanskrit.
Sarolta f Hungarian
Variant of Sarolt, also used as a Hungarian form of Charlotte.
Sprita f Esperanto
Means "witty, lively" in Esperanto, ultimately from Latin spiritus "breath, energy".
Susanita f Spanish (Rare)
Spanish diminutive of Susana.
Tabita f Biblical Latin
Latin form of Tabitha.
Talita f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Talitha, popular in Brazil.
Teresita f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Teresa. It is most common in the Philippines and Latin America.
Vesta f Roman Mythology
Probably a Roman cognate of Hestia. Vesta was the Roman goddess of the hearth. A continuous fire, tended by the Vestal Virgins, was burned in the Temple of Vesta in Rome.
Vicenta f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Vincent.
Vissenta f Sardinian
Sardinian feminine form of Vincent.