Other Origin(s):Persian
Meaning:Gracious, showed favor; Joyful, happy
Hanita is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin. This moniker is a respelling of Anita and derives from the popular Hannah. Meaning “gracious” or “showed favor,” this name can speak to baby’s gentle, charitable character. If you plan to raise baby in faith, then you might know that Hannah was the mother of the famous prophet Samuel in the Hebrew Bible. Additionally, Hanita could have roots in Persian, where it means “joyful” or “happy,” adding another meaningful layer to the name. Whether you adore this name's sweet sentiment or would like to add a spiritual touch to baby’s life, Hanita is the way to go.
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