Russian or Sanskrit
"victor; house"

Nikita Origin and Meaning

The name Nikita is a girl's name of Russian origin meaning "victor; house".

Nikita – a masculine Russian name deriving from the Greek name Niketas, meaning "victory" – has come a long way from portly post-Stalin Soviet leader Khrushchev to the female spy/assassin in the movie and TV series La Femme Nikita.

It is also a Hindi and Marathi female name from the Sanskrit niketa, meaning "house".

# 882 in the US

Nikita Rank in US Top 1000

# 1218 on Nameberry

Nikita Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Nikita Popularity

Famous People Named Nikita

  • Nikita Lianne RamseyEnglish actress; twin sister Jade Ramsey
  • Nikita Westermanndaughter of Heiko Westermann
  • Nikita Josephine ParrisEnglish footballer
  • Nikita DragunYouTube / Instagram star and trans woman makeup artist
  • Niketa CalameAmerican voice actress

Nikita in Pop Culture

  • Nikita (Mears)main character in 1990 film "Nikita" and TV series "La Femme Nikita" and "Nikita"
  • "Nikita" song by Elton John