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