If you want baby to know that the world is their oyster, then naming them Rita is a great place to start. Rita has origins in Spanish and Greek, stemming from the name Margarita, meaning “pearl.” This beautiful feminine title is short and sweet and recognizable across the globe, so it will stand well for baby in their adventures. The incredibly determined and quick-witted journalist in Harry Potter dons the name Rita Skeeter, also known as the Queen of the Quills. The Beatles have the famous lovey-dovey, toe-tapping tune “Lovely Rita.” Whether baby desires to become a writer, a muse for artists, or something else entirely, the light and lyrical name Rita won’t let them down.
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