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Nikita - Meaning of Nikita

What does Nikita mean?

Meaning of the name NikitaNicoleColetteNicolaNikiNikeetaNikkiNicoletteNikiaNikkitaNicolleNiquitaNikitiaNikittaNakeitaNikitahNickiColletteNikytaNykitaNikaColettaNakitaNickita

[ 3 syll. ni-ki-ta, nik-ita ] The baby girl name Nikita is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced Niy-KIY-Taa- †. Nikita is of Old Greek origin. It is used mainly in English, French, and Russian. It is derived from aniketos meaning 'unconquerable, unconquered' ; a 'un' ; nikan 'to conquer, to overcome'. See Nikita for more information.

In addition, Nikita is a familiar form (English, French, and Russian) of the English, French, and German Nicole and a form (English, French, and Russian) of the English, German, and Italian Nicola.

Nikita has 13 forms. Forms of the name include Nakeita, Nakita, Nika, Nikeeta, Nikitah, Nikitia, Nikitta, Nikkita, Nikyta, Niquita, and Nykita. Another English form is the spelling variant Nickita. The shortening Niki (German and Greek) is a foreign form.

See also the related categories, conquer, french, and russian.

Nikita is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1986, 0.056% of baby girls were named Nikita. It was #250 in rank then. The baby name has markedly dropped in popularity since then, and is currently of only sporadic use. Within the family of girl names directly related to Nikita, Nicole was the most popular in 2018. Nikita has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls.

Baby names that sound like Nikita include Nagida, Nakita, Nashota, Nazaakat, Nazakat, Nikitah, Niyaty, Nunziata, Naaheed, Nahead, Naheade, Naheed, Naheede, Nahid, Naiad, Najat, Nest, Nesta, and Nishtha.

† Pronunciation for Nikita: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"


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