US Popularity:2554
Other Origin(s):Greek, Sanskrit
Meaning:Pearl; Brave; Honest
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.” Alterntatively, Rita has roots in Sanskrit, where it means "brave" or "honest." 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.

Rita Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Rita is currently #741 on The Bump
Girl:Rita is currently #543 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Rita is currently #2554 in U.S. births
Girl:Rita is currently #1370 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 47
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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