What does Arnita mean?
Arnita /ar-ni-ta/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and Arnita means "eagle ruler". Arnita is an alternate form, with the suffix -ita, of Arnette (Old German): feminine of Arnold.
Arnita has 2 variants: Arnetta and Ornetta.more]
How popular is Arnita?
Arnita is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2624 out of 4276, Top 61%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent alternative form of Arnita (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 is Arvilla. Adoption of this girl name reached its most widespread during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.336%) and is now significantly lower, with Arvilla becoming less fashionable. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Arnita and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)