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Meaning and name origin

Nikita \n(i)-ki-ta\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Nikita), is pronounced nih-KEE-tah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Nikita is "unconquered". From Aniketos. Also a nickname for Nicole, which is derived from Nike, the Greek goddess of victory. In Russia, also a male name.


Nikita has 5 variant forms: Nakeeta, Nakita, Nickita, Nikeeta and Niquita.

For more information, see also related girl names Nicolette and Nikki.

There is 1 masculine form of Nikita: Aniketos.


Nikita is a very popular first name for females (#1304 out of 4276, Top 30%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Nikita for girls. Nikita reached its highest rank of #583 in the U.S. in 1997. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nikita name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Nikita and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Nicole (#129), Nikki, Nicolette and Nikita. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nicole, Nicolette, Nikita, Nikki in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicole, Nikita, Nikki outside U.S.

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Nikia. Like Nikita, this name is not commonly used.