Renita is a girl’s name of Latin origin. It may be a variant of the Latin name Renata, meaning “reborn,” or of Renata’s French form, Renée. The diminutive “-ita” gives Renita an affectionate feel, making it an ideal nickname for Renée or Renata. It’s also a lovely name on its own! Renita reached peak popularity in 1959 when it ranked 999th on the US baby name charts. It has not yet returned to the top 1,000 names, but experienced a significant spike in usage between 2016 and 2019, signifying a potential comeback.
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