Meaning:Graceful; Merciful
Anita is a feminine name of Spanish origin. Anita, meaning graceful, is a fun variation on the traditional Ana. It conjures images of elegance, vibrancy, and strength, partly due to famous namesakes, such as notable lawyer Anita Hill and beloved jazz singer Anita O'Day. Though Spanish in origin, Anita is a name that has gained popularity worldwide. Classic yet fresh, Anita is an excellent option for baby.

Famous People Named Anita

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  • Anita Ekberg
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