Meaning and name origin
Karita \k(a)-ri-ta\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Karita is "dear, beloved". Karita is a variant of Carina (Latin); late 19th-century coinage: pet form of Cara (like Carita) and partly inspired by Karin. Also a variant of Charity (Latin): from the word which originally denoted the Christian's love for his fellow man (Latin "caritas" meaning "generous love", from Latin "carus" meaning "dear").
Karita has 1 variant form: Caritta.
Karita is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Karita is also pronounced similarly to Corita. Other suggested similar baby names are Karida, Karima, Karina▼, Karisa, Karlita, Karmita, Kerith, Larita, Marita, Sarita and Zarita. These names tend to be more commonly used than Karita.