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What does Lita mean?

Lita Pronunciation of Lita [lita] as a girls' name is pronounced LEE-tah. It is of Latin origin. Originally a diminutive ending.


Lita has 1 variant: Leta.

Affiliated girl names: Alida, Carmel, Carmen and Elita.

Creative forms:
(female) Leyta, Lieta, ..

(male) Liet, Lite, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lita Rylie (L.R.), ..

How popular is Lita?

Lita is a very popular first name for women (#1822 out of 4276, Top 43%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#85643 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lita reached its apex rank of #951 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Lita ranked in the Top 2000 are Alida, Carmel, Carmen (#382 from current records) and Leta. These relations of Lita were at the peak of their popularity in the 1970s (average #1595) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1676, 56.3% less usage), with forms such as Leta becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lita, Alida, Carmel, Carmen, Leta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lita and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lita is alike in pronunciation to Lata, Latia, Latoia, Latoya, Leeta, Leota, Letoya, Letta, Letty, Lotie, Lotta, Lotti and Lotty. Other suggested similar names are Dita, Gita, Lada, Leda, Leida, Leith, Leitha, Letha, Lia, Liba, Lida, Lidah, Lidia, Lila, Lina, Lira, Lisa, Liva, Liya, Liza, Loida, Lyda, Nita, Rita, Tita, Vita and Zita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lita.

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