What does Nikita mean?
Nikita \n(i)-ki-ta\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' 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 50 more alternative forms via Nicole, Nike: Cole, Colette, Coley, Lacole, Necole, Nekoel, Nettie▼, Nic, Niccole, Niceole, Nichol, Nichole▼, Nicholle, Nicia, Nickol, Nickole, Nicky, Nickye, Nico, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolasa, Nicolet, Nicolette▼, Nicolina, Nicoline, Nicolle, Nika, Niki▼, Nikia, Nikki▼, Nikkole, Nikky, Niko, Nikol, Nikola, Nikole, Nikoleta, Nikoletta, Nikolia, Niquole, Niquolle, Nychole, Nycholl, Nycole, Nykia, Nykole, Nykolia, Nyquole and Nyquolle.
Nikita has 1 masculine form: Aniketos.
Nikita is a very popular first name for females (#1304 out of 4276, Top 30%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Nikita for girls. Nikita was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #583 in the U.S. in the year 1997, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Nikita and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Nikita appearing in the Top 1000 are Colette (#522 last year), Nettie, Nichol, Nichole, Nicola, Nicole (#129), Nicolette, Nicolle, Niki, Nikki and Nikole. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3043%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.1124%, down 63.1%), with forms like Nichole, Nicolette, Niki, Nikita and Nikki falling out of fashion. Colette (#522) and Nicole (#129) are two of the more fashionable baby names here, with Colette enjoying a rekindling in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)