Name
RITA

Name RITA

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 704,707 births of Rita in the countries below, which represents an average of 5,070 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 2,532 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
Etymology src :
  • A shortening of Italian Margherita, and Spanish Margarita, cognates of English Margaret. An Italian Saint Rita was canonized in 1900. The English name came into regular use in early twentieth century.
Anagrams src :
  • Atri, Rati, airt, tiar
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -iːtə
Proper noun src :
  • Rita
  • A female given name from Italian.
  • 1993 Diane Telgen, Jim Kamp (editors), Notable Hispanic American Women, VNR AG, →ISBN, page 194:
  • Born Margarita Carmen Cansino to Eduardo and Volga Haworth Cansino on October 17, 1918, in New York City, Rita Hayworth was no stranger to show business.
General
Etymology src :
  • From Italian Rita at the end of the 19th century.
Proper noun src :
  • Rita c (genitive Ritas)
  • A female given name.
ES Spanish
Proper noun src :
  • Rita f
  • A female given name
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • cuéntaselo a Rita
  • más puta que Rita
  • que lo haga Rita
HU Hungarian
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ ˈritɒ]
  • Hyphenation: Ri‧ta
  • Rhymes: -tɒ
Proper noun src :
  • Rita
  • A female given name.
Icelandic
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse rytr.
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse ríta, rita, from Proto-Germanic *wrītaną (“to carve, write”), from Proto-Indo-European *wrey- (“to rip, tear”).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • rita f (genitive singular ritu, nominative plural ritur)
  • black-legged kittiwake, kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • rita (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative ritaði, supine ritað)
  • to write, to inscribe
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • rita
  • indefinite genitive plural of rit
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈrɪːta/
  • Rhymes: -ɪːta
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From Italian Rita, later also used as a short form of Marita and Carita. First recorded as a name of Swedes in 1880.
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse ríta, rita, from Proto-Germanic *wrītaną (“to carve, write”), from Proto-Indo-European *wrey- (“to rip, tear”).
Anagrams src :
  • riat
Verb src :
  • rita (present ritar, preterite ritade, supine ritat, imperative rita)
  • to draw (a picture)
Verb (Related terms) src :
  • avrita
  • ritare
  • ritbord
  • ritbräde
  • ritning
  • ritstift
Verb (See also) src :
  • krita
  • ritsa
  • teckna
IT Italian
Etymology src :
Proper noun src :
  • Rita f
  • A female given name.
FI Finnish
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-Finnic *rita.
Anagrams src :
  • tari
Noun src :
  • rita
  • (hunting) A box trap with three walls with the exit closed once the snare is engaged.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈritɑ/, [ˈrit̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -itɑ
  • Syllabification: ri‧ta
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • From Italian Rita.
Proper noun src :
  • Rita
  • A female given name.
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse ríta, from Proto-Germanic *wrītaną (“to carve, write”), from Proto-Indo-European *wrey- (“to rip, tear”).
Alternative forms src :
  • rite (Bokmål also)
Verb src :
  • rita (present tense ritar, past tense rita, past participle rita, passive infinitive ritast, present participle ritande, imperative 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 - 2010
831
354,711
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
22
280,418
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
19,773
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
29
7,776
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
0
7,800
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
0
7,794
NONorway
1945 - 2019
0
6,752
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
4,833
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
3,494
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
2,187
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
0
1,741
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
1,393
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
1,260
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
753
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
1
614
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
588
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
0
515
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
6
412
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
0
294
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
0
220
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
0
182
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
0
166
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
142

Total births of Rita by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Rita
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
7
1,256
PLPoland
2019
0
266
PTPortugal
2019
0
262
ITItaly
2018
1
254
FRFrance
2019
0
129
USUnited State of America
2019
0
108
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
68
DKDenmark
2019
0
26
ARArgentina
2015
0
21
CHSwitzerland
2019
0
21
ONOntario
2018
0
20
QCQuebec
2019
0
18
DEGermany
2018
0
18
ATAustria
2018
0
15
BEBelgium
2019
0
12
SESweden
2019
0
11
NONorway
2019
0
8
ABAlberta
2019
0
7
IEIreland
2019
0
3
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
1

Comments on the name Rita

Personalities with the first name Rita

There are 121 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
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United kingdom
Actor Singer Songwriter Model Film actor


Rosalía De Castro
(María Rosalía Rita Expósito) src

Spain
Writer Poet


Rita Moreno
src

Puerto rico
Singer Stage actor Voice actor Dancer Television actor Film actor


Rita Wilson
(Маргарита Ибрахимова) src

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


Rita De Cascia
src


Philosopher Christian nun


Mia Martini
(Domenica Rita Adriana Bertè) src

Italy
Composer Singer Recording artist


Rita Faltoyano
(Gács Rita) src

Hungary
Pornographic actor Model Film actor


Rita Pavone
src

Italy Switzerland
Actor Singer Stage actor Recording artist


Rita
src

Israel
Singer Musician Stage actor Film actor Dub actor



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 1566 actors and actresses with the first name Rita
Rita Constantino
Rita Lopes
Rita Glynn
Rita Akira
Rita Ora
Rita Rodrigues
Rita Elizabeth
Rita Cannon
Rita Kerkay
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
Rita Sousa Tavares
Rita Faltoyano
Rita Rani Ahuja

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
#6069BR Brazil2010
#27547IT Italy2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#35PT Portugal2019
#88PL Poland2019
#107IT Italy2018
#185DK Denmark2019
#189BR Brazil2010
#302QC Quebec2019
#305CH Switzerland2019
#359AT Austria2018
#375DE Germany2018
#380NO Norway2019
#386AR Argentina2015
#452FR France2019
#554ON Ontario2018
#586GB United Kingdom2019
#595AB Alberta2019
#607SE Sweden2019
#733BE Belgium2019
#997IE Ireland2019
#1404US United State of America2019
#2671CZ Czechoslovakia2016






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