Lanita is a derivative (English) of Anita.
Lanita is also a derivative of the Hawaiian and English Lani.
Lanita is uncommon as a baby name for girls. At the modest height of its usage in 1958, 0.005% of baby girls were named Lanita. Its ranking then was #968. The baby name has since experienced a decline in frequency, and is currently of only irregular use. Within all girl names in its group, Lanita was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Lanita include Lachonda (English), Lahonda (English), Landea, Lanetta (English), Lawanda (English), Leanda, Leeanda, Leneta, Lenita (English), Leonette (English), Lindea, Lindia (Spanish), Lindita (English, Spanish, and Albanian), Linetta (English), Linita (English), Lionet, Lomeeta, Lomeetah, Lomeita, and Lomeitah.
† Pronunciation for Lanita: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"