Meaning and name origin
Anitra \a-nit-ra, an(i)-tra\ as a girl's name is pronounced a-NEE-trah. It is of Scandinavian origin. A name created for the Eastern princess in Ibsen's "Peer Gynt" (1867). No Arabic original has been traced.
Anitra has 1 variant form: Laneetra.
Anitra is a very popular first name for females (#1809 out of 4276, Top 42%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Anitra for girls. Anitra reached its highest rank of #593 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).