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Meaning and Name Origin

Renita \r(e)-ni-ta\ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Renita is "resistant". Also sometimes used as a variant of Renata.


Renita has 2 variants: Reneeta and Renyta.

For more information, see also the related girl name Renee.

Renita has 15 more related variations via Renata: Ranae, Ranay, Renae, Renate, Rene, Renee, Renelle, Renetta, Renette, Renie, Renisa, Renise, Rennae, Rennay and Rennie.


Renita is a very prominent first name for women (#1179 out of 4276, Top 28%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Renita for girls. Renita was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #707 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Renita and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Renita appearing in the Top 1000 are Renae, Renata (#659 in 2014), Rene and Renee (#962). Usage of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1960-1969 and is now significantly lower, with the versions Renae, Rene, Renee and Renita becoming less fashionable. Renata (#659) is the most contemporarily stylish girl name among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Renae, Renata, Rene, Renee, Renita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Renita is pronounced similarly to Ranita and Ranitta. Other suggested similar baby names are Benita, Denita, Jenita, Lenita, Nenita, Ranit, Ranite, Ranith, Reita and Venita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Renita.