Nikita - Meaning of Nikita
[ 3 syll. ni-ki-ta, nik-ita ] The baby boy name Nikita is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is Niy-KIY-Taa- †. Nikita is used chiefly in the Russian and Slavic languages, and it is derived from Old Greek origins. The name was borne by the Russian premier Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971), who was involved in de-Stalinizing the USSR.
In addition, Nikita is a variant of the name Anicetus (English and German) in the Russian language.
Nikita is also a variant of the name Nicholas (English and French) in the Russian and Slavic languages.
Nikita is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Nikita, Nicholas was the most frequently used. In the past century Nikita has predominantly been a girl name.
Baby names that sound like Nikita include Nakita, Nawate, Nayaty, Necati, Niceto, Niichaad, Niichad, Nikitee, Nikiti, Nikitie, Nikity, Nachiketa, Nagead, Naged, Nageed, Nageid, Nagid, Nagied, Nagyd, and Natow.
† English 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)"
A famous person named Nikita is Politician Nikita Khrushchev, born 17 April 1894 - 11 September 1971.