Gita Origin and Meaning

The name Gita is a girl's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "song".

A simple, international name extremely popular in India. The word, meaning "song", also appears in the name of the Bhagavad Gita, a Hindu sacred text. Geeta is a spelling variant.

Gita has also seen strong historical use in Latvia, where it's a diminutive of Margita or Birgita. As a standalone, it was in the Top 100 in Latvia from the 1960s to the 1990s.

Famous People Named Gita

  • Gita MehtaIndian novelist
  • Aluna Sagita "Gita" GutawaIndonesian soprano, actress, and songwriter
  • Gita SahgalIndian journalist and author
  • Gita SiddharthIndian actress and social worker
  • Gita DeyIndian actress
  • Gita PiramalIndian TV personality and financial author
  • Gita GhatakIndian actress

Gita in Pop Culture

  • Gita Kapoorcharacter on British soap "EastEnders"
  • Bhagavad GitaHindu scriptural poem