Meaning and Name Origin
Anitra \a-nit-ra, an(i)-tra\ as a girls' 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: Laneetra.
Anitra is a very popular first name for women (#1809 out of 4276, Top 42%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Anitra for girls. Anitra entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #593 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Anitra and related names. Popular varying forms of Anitra are Anne (#553 the previous year) and Anita. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 and are now significantly less popular, with the versions Anne and Anita becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)