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Gender: Female Pronunciation: ee-ta Meaning of Ita: "thirst" Origin of Ita: Irish

The name Ita is a girl's name of Irish, Polish, Yiddish origin meaning "thirst". Ita and is often added to lists like Saints' Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "New: Movie Title Family Name Game!".

From the experts:

The name of one of the most famous medieval Irish saints, who was known as "the foster-mother of the saints," and founded a nunnery in the county of Limerick. Might be of interest to someone looking for an unusual 3-letter name.

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Famous People Named Ita

Ita Clare Buttrose, Australian journalist and magazine editor
(Maria) Ita Wegman, Dutch physician and co-founder of anthroposophical medicine

Pop Culture References for the name Ita

Greek Itea, "willow"
Cold Chisel, 'Ita' (1980) -