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What does Vanita mean?

Vanita Pronunciation of Vanita as a girls' name is pronounced va-NEE-tah. It is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Vanita is "woman". Also form of Vanessa.





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How popular is Vanita?

Vanita is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2736 out of 4276, Top 64%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Vanita was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its highest position of #1694 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other popular alternative form of Vanita is Vanessa (#230 IN RECENT RANKINGS). Adoption of these relations of Vanita reached its highest in the 1980s (USAGE OF 0.4%) and has become much lower since (USAGE 0.1%, DOWN 79%), with the form Vanessa becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vanita, Vanessa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Vanita is pronounced similarly to Vaneeta, Vanetta, Vanitee, Vanity, Vannetta, Venetta, Venita, Vinetta, Vinita and Vynetta. Other recommended sound-alike names are Arnita, Bonita, Candita, Carita, Damita, Danika, Danila, Danit, Danita, Davita, Donita, Ganit, Hania, Hanina, Hanita, Haniya, Janit, Janita, Jonita, Junita, Karita, Lanita, Malita, Manika, Nakita, Onita, Paniya, Rania, Ranit, Ranite, Ranith, Ranitta, Sarita, Shanita, Sunita, Tabita, Talita, Tania, Tanika, Tanita, Tanitia, Vahnda, Vaiga, Valeta, Vanda, Vanesa, Vanetia, Vania, Vanija, Vanina, Vanissa, Vanna, Vannda (see Vanda), Vanora, Venetia, Vinia, Vinica, Vita, Vonda, Vonitia (see Venetia), Wahnita, Wanita, Zaneta, Zanita and Zarita. These names tend to be less commonly used than Vanita.

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