What does Brita mean?
Brita [bri-ta] as a name for girls is a Norwegian, Gaelic and Swedish name, and the name Brita means "exalted one". Brita is an alternate spelling of Birgit (Norwegian): form of Bridget. Brita is also a variation of Britt (Swedish).
32 more alternative forms via Birgit, Bridget, Britt: Beret, Berett, Birgitt, Birgitta, Birkita, Birkitta, Birte, Bitta, Breda, Bride, Bridee, Bridey, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Briget, Brigett, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brijet, Brijit, Brit, Brites, Britte, Brygit, Bryjit and Byrgitt.Creative forms:
(female) Brira, Briva, ..
(male) Bribar, Brito, .. Middle name pairings:
Brita Rosemary (B.R.), ..
How popular is Brita?
Brita is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#137816 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Brita (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Bridget (#537 the previous year), Brigid, Britt and Britta. Usage of these relations of Brita reached its peak in the 1970s (adoption of 0.11%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.03%, ▼75%), with the form Bridget becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Brita is alike in pronunciation to Bretta, Brieta, Brittie and Britty. Other suggested similar names are Alita, Amita, Anita▼, Areta, Arista, Aurita, Babita, Baila, Barta, Belita, Berit, Berrta, Berta▼, Bertita (see Bertha), Betta, Bina, Birta, Bitya, Bonita▼, Brea, Breea, Breila, Breina, Bret, Brett, Bri, Bria▼, Briana▼, Briar▲, Brid, Briet, Brily, Brina, Brinda, Brinna, Briona, Brisa▼, Brisia, Britani, Britni▼, Britny, Briton, Brittan, Briza, Brya, Carita, Chita, Corita, Dita, Dorita, Edita, Gita, Gryta (see Greta), Irita, Karita, Krista▼, Larita, Lita, Lorita, Marita, Onita, Oreta, Perita, Reita, Rita▼, Sarita, Serita, Tita, Trista▼, Zarita and Zita. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brita.See names in meaning and etymology.