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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.

For more information, see also related girl names Anita and Ann.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Anitra name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anitra outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Anitra and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ann (#945), Anitra and Anita. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Anita, Anitra, Ann in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anita outside U.S.

Similar Names

Anitra is also pronounced similarly to Annitra. Other suggested similar baby names are Andera, Andra and Anitia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Anitra.