[ 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.
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.
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)"