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Gender: Female Meaning of Nita: "bear" Origin of Nita: Hindi

The name Nita is a girl's name of Hindi origin meaning "bear". Nita and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Although heard in several cultures, it still feels somewhat flimsy.

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Famous People Named Nita

Nita Talbot, American comic actress
Nita Naldi, American silent film actress
Nita Melnikoff Lowey, U.S. Congresswoman from New York
Nita Bieber, American actress
Nita Strauss, American hard rock guitarist
Ruth Nita Barrow, first woman governor-general of Barbados

Pop Culture References for the name Nita

Shortened form of Anita, Juanita, Marghanita, etc.
Nita Mistry, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Juanita "Nita," character in the Divergent series
Nita Raymundo, main character on Filipino TV series "Nita Negrita"
Nita, main character on Disney's 'Brother Bear 2'.

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FractalShadow Says:


Nita' [with an apostrophe at the end] is a Chickasaw word meaning "bear"