Name
RITA

Name RITA

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 711,418 births of Rita in the countries below, which represents an average of 5,010 births of children bearing the first name Rita per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 2,061 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Rita   
In Italiano Nome Rita   
Variations : Margaret , Reeta , Ritah , Ritta


Information about the first name Rita

We celebrate Rita on May 22nd
The first name Rita is listed in our categories :The first name Rita has been assigned to:
0.13% to boys
99.87% to girls
The country where the first name Rita is the most common is:
BR Brazil
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 4 letters including 2 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Rita

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Rita : Arit, Arti, Atir, Atri, Irta, Rati, Tair, Tari, Tiar, Tira, Trai, Tria

Anacyclics of the first name Rita

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Rita: Atir

Rita in Japanese *

Romajirita
Katakanaリタ
Hiraganaりた
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Rita in Japanese
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Rita in sign language

Rita in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Rita

US English
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  • From South Asian languages, from Sanskrit रीता (rītā)
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  • Rhymes: -iːtə
General
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  • From Italian Rita at the end of the 19th century.
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ES Spanish
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HU Hungarian
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  • IPA(key): [ˈritɒ]
  • Hyphenation: Ri‧ta
  • Rhymes: -tɒ
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Icelandic
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  • From Old Norse ríta, rita, from Proto-Germanic *wrītaną (“to carve, write”), from Proto-Indo-European *wrey- (“to rip, tear”).
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  • rita f (genitive singular ritu, nominative plural ritur)
  • black-legged kittiwake, kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
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  • rita (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative ritaði, supine ritað)
  • to write, to inscribe
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  • rita
  • indefinite genitive plural of rit
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  • IPA(key): /ˈrɪːta/
  • Rhymes: -ɪːta
SE Swedish
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  • From Old Swedish hrīta, from Proto-Germanic *hrītaną (“to draw, to scratch”).
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  • rita (present ritar, preterite ritade, supine ritat, imperative rita)
  • to draw (a picture)
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  • avrita
  • ritare
  • ritbord
  • ritbräde
  • ritning
  • ritstift
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IT Italian
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  • IPA(key): /ˈri.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ita
  • Hyphenation: Rì‧ta
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FI Finnish
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  • From Proto-Finnic *rita, possibly from Proto-Finno-Permic *rita.
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  • rita
  • (hunting) A box trap with three walls with the exit closed once the snare is engaged.
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  • IPA(key): /ˈritɑ/, [ˈrit̪ɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -itɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ri‧ta
DK Danish
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  • From Italian Rita.
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NO Norwegian Nynorsk
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  • From Old Norse ríta, from Proto-Germanic *wrītaną (“to carve, write”), from Proto-Indo-European *wrey- (“to rip, tear”).
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  • rita (present tense ritar, past tense rita, past participle rita, passive infinitive ritast, present participle ritande, imperative rita/rit)
  • to sketch vaguely, to carve, to write
 

Popularity of the name Rita

Number of RITA births per year

Total births of Rita by country

Births with the first name Rita
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
831
354,711
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
22
280,812
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
0
19,221
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
31
8,546
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
0
8,259
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
0
7,806
NONorway
1945 - 2022
0
6,772
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
4,833
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
0
3,511
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
0
2,569
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
0
2,432
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
1
2,401
HRCroatia
2018 - 2022
0
1,763
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
0
1,393
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
0
1,281
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
0
867
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
1
642
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
588
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
0
572
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
6
412
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
0
399
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
0
267
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
0
193
SESweden
1998 - 2022
0
168
CLChili
2010 - 2021
0
80
LVLatvia
2015 - 2022
0
20
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
0
8

Total births of Rita by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Rita
Country
Boys
Girls
DEGermany
2022
0
658
HRCroatia
2022
0
333
PLPoland
2022
0
268
ITItaly
2021
1
258
FRFrance
2022
0
152
USUnited State of America
2022
0
146
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
0
59
DKDenmark
2022
0
35
ARArgentina
2015
0
21
ATAustria
2021
0
19
BEBelgium
2022
0
18
NZNew Zealand
2022
0
17
CHSwitzerland
2021
0
15
ONOntario
2019
0
12
QCQuebec
2022
0
10
SESweden
2022
0
10
CLChili
2021
0
9
NONorway
2022
0
8
ABAlberta
2022
0
5
IEIreland
2022
0
4
LVLatvia
2022
0
2
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
1

Comments on the name Rita

Personalities with the first name Rita

There are 161 personalities with the first name Rita


Rita Levi-Montalcini
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United states of america Italy Kingdom of italy
Scientist Physician Politician Neurologist Biochemist Neuroscientist


Rita Ora
(Rita Sahatçiu) src

United kingdom
Actor Singer Songwriter Lyricist Voice actor Model Film actor


Rosalía De Castro
(María Rosalía Rita Expósito) src

Spain
Writer Poet


Rita Moreno
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United states of america
Actor Singer Stage actor Voice actor Dancer Television actor Film actor


Rita Wilson
(Μαργαρίτα Ιμπραΐμοφ) src

United states of america Greece
Television actor Film actor Actor Singer Film producer


Rita De Cascia
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Nun Philosopher Christian nun


Mia Martini
(Domenica Rita Adriana Bertè) src

Italy
Composer Singer Recording artist


Rita Lee
(Rita Lee Jones) src

Brazil
Guitarist Children's writer Actor Writer Composer Singer Pianist Musician


Rita Mae Brown
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United states of america
Screenwriter Writer Poet Playwright Novelist Prosaist Polo player Autobiographer Lgbtqi+ rights activist


Rita Pavone
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Italy Switzerland
Actor Singer Stage actor Recording artist



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Rita
Full list of personalities with the first name Rita

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Rita

There are 1730 actors and actresses with the first name Rita
Rita Constantino
Rita Lopes
Rita Johal
Rita Milan
Rita Glynn
Rita Akira
Rita Ora
Rita Rodrigues
Rita Elizabeth
Rita Cannon
Rita Kerkay
Rita Weinar
Rita Jardim
Rita Kvist
Rita Peach
Rita Tristão Da Silva
Rita Rush
Rita Khori
Rita Neri
Rita Góbi
Rita Pereira
Rita Brutt
Rita Lacerda
Rita Andrade
Rita Stone
Rita Ruaz
Rita Egídio
Rita G.
Rita Viegas
Rita Garg

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Rita
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Rita

Rankings of first name RITA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#21439IT Italy2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#7HR Croatia2022
#86PL Poland2022
#90DE Germany2022
#112IT Italy2021
#145DK Denmark2022
#244NZ New Zealand2022
#304AT Austria2021
#381NO Norway2022
#384FR France2022
#386AR Argentina2015
#411LV Latvia2022
#476QC Quebec2022
#493CH Switzerland2021
#525BE Belgium2022
#610SE Sweden2022
#659GB United Kingdom2021
#677CL Chili2021
#776AB Alberta2022
#813IE Ireland2022
#850ON Ontario2019
#1211US United State of America2022
#2671CZ Czechoslovakia2016