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What does Danita mean?

Danita Pronunciation of Danita [dani-ta] as a name for girls has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Danita is "God is my Judge". Danita is a variant form of Danielle (Hebrew, French): feminine variation of Daniel. Danita is also a derivative of Danna (Old English).

Associated with: old english, judge (righteous).


29 relations via Danielle, Danna: Dana, Danee, Danele, Danella, Danette, Daney, Dani, Dania, Danica, Danice, Danie, Daniela, Daniele, Daniella, Danijela, Danila, Danise, Danit, Danitza, Dannah, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Dannia, Dannon, Danny, Dantina, Dany and Danya.

Creative forms:
(female) Danido, Danina, ..

(male) Danide, Danidi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Danita Daisy (D.D.), ..

How popular is Danita?

Danita is a very popular first name for women (#1280 out of 4276, Top 30%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Danita was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #603 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danita name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Daniela (#200 from current records), Danielle (#297), Daniella (#317), Danna (#519), Danica (#707), Dana (#851), Dani (#1025), Dania (#1235), Danny, Danya, Daniele and Danette are the prominent varying forms of Danita. Adoption of these forms of Danita was at its apex 24 years ago (median #1227) and has become significantly lower since (#1165, down 79%), with versions such as Danielle falling out of fashion. Dani and Daniella are two of the more fashionable names for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danita, Dana, Danette, Dani, Dania in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danica, Daniela, Daniele, Daniella, Danielle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danna, Danny, Danya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Danica, Daniella, Danielle outside U.S.

Similar Names

Danita is pronounced similarly to Dawnetta, Dawnita, Denita, Donata, Donetta and Donita. Other suggested similar names are Anita, Annita, Arnita, Babita, Benita, Dacia, Daeira, Daija, Dakota, Dalia, Dalit, Daliya, Damita, Danaca, Danea, Danika, Danira, Danisha, Dannika, Dantea, Daria, Davia, Davina, Deanda, Denia, Diantha, Dimity, Dinitia, Domitia, Donica, Ganit, Hanina, Hanita, Janeta, Jania, Janika, Janina, Janita, Jonita, Junita, Karita, Laanita (see Anita), Lalita, Lanika, Lenita, Nakita, Nania, Pania, Paniya, Rania, Ranite, Ranith, Ranitta, Santa, Sarita, Shanita, Tabita, Talita, Tanita, Tanitra, Unita, Vania, Vanija, Vanina, Vanita, Venita, Vinita, Zaneta and Zarita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Danita.

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