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Rita Name Popularity

How popular is the name Rita? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 201 284 0.0807%
1911 178 359 0.0964%
1912 166 583 0.1156%
1913 119 1,053 0.1857%
1914 88 1,984 0.2847%
1915 71 3,048 0.3355%
1916 67 3,461 0.3583%
1917 63 3,849 0.3847%
1918 58 4,429 0.4127%
1919 54 4,509 0.4306%
1920 52 4,973 0.4473%
1921 48 5,156 0.4503%
1922 52 4,966 0.4457%
1923 50 5,081 0.4536%
1924 49 5,374 0.4628%
1925 48 5,314 0.4702%
1926 50 5,003 0.4549%
1927 54 5,079 0.4588%
1928 57 4,793 0.448%
1929 52 4,753 0.4589%
1930 42 5,460 0.5227%
1931 48 4,607 0.4668%
1932 52 4,251 0.4303%
1933 53 3,831 0.4112%
1934 63 3,678 0.3805%
1935 63 3,570 0.3674%
1936 69 3,327 0.3454%
1937 69 3,415 0.3466%
1938 74 3,345 0.3267%
1939 78 3,181 0.3127%
1940 70 3,431 0.3228%
1941 63 3,876 0.3444%
1942 55 4,701 0.3723%
1943 52 5,004 0.3833%
1944 55 4,523 0.3649%
1945 59 4,268 0.35%
1946 56 5,529 0.3747%
1947 60 5,975 0.3579%
1948 58 5,835 0.3655%
1949 54 6,652 0.4135%
1950 56 6,424 0.399%
1951 61 6,413 0.3782%
1952 66 6,145 0.352%
1953 64 6,274 0.3545%
1954 67 6,538 0.3577%
1955 72 6,090 0.3311%
1956 79 6,049 0.3203%
1957 78 6,016 0.3126%
1958 88 5,335 0.2823%
1959 98 4,950 0.2605%
1960 96 5,029 0.2654%
1961 105 4,523 0.2396%
1962 110 4,099 0.2233%
1963 115 3,793 0.2113%
1964 123 3,453 0.1962%
1965 126 3,052 0.1866%
1966 135 2,674 0.1713%
1967 146 2,359 0.1554%
1968 160 2,049 0.1365%
1969 182 1,705 0.1107%
1970 203 1,561 0.0981%
1971 216 1,385 0.0922%
1972 228 1,178 0.0865%
1973 245 1,001 0.0772%
1974 255 961 0.0739%
1975 274 845 0.0658%
1976 270 823 0.0639%
1977 295 768 0.057%
1978 264 859 0.0639%
1979 278 846 0.06%
1980 297 806 0.0551%
1981 283 831 0.0565%
1982 340 668 0.0447%
1983 369 568 0.0385%
1984 377 567 0.0381%
1985 392 537 0.0354%
1986 406 507 0.0336%
1987 443 457 0.0299%
1988 487 426 0.0273%
1989 547 372 0.0231%
1990 555 378 0.0228%
1991 566 369 0.0226%
1992 593 344 0.0216%
1993 649 295 0.0189%
1994 674 263 0.0171%
1995 708 246 0.0163%
1996 699 261 0.0174%
1997 843 194 0.0131%
1998 857 195 0.013%
1999 906 183 0.0122%
2000 925 183 0.012%
2001 863 214 0.0142%
2002 918 193 0.0129%
2003 1,089 148 0.0097%
2004 1,084 157 0.0103%
2005 1,136 152 0.0099%
2006 1,138 156 0.01%
2007 1,171 155 0.0098%
2008 1,281 128 0.0083%
2009 1,325 116 0.0078%
2010 1,233 128 0.0089%
2011 1,311 108 0.0076%
2012 1,255 117 0.0082%
2013 1,198 128 0.009%
2014 1,230 121 0.0083%
2015 1,165 138 0.0095%
2016 1,057 167 0.0116%
2017 1,102 144 0.0103%
2018 1,171 117 0.0085%
2019 1,232 108 0.008%
2020 1,262 125 0.0098%

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What names are variants of Rita?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Rita.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Reeta
Reita
Rheeta
Rida
Riet
Rieta
Ritta

What names sound like Rita?

If you like how Rita sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Rita.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Reda
Reida

Red-haired

English

Retha

Excellence; righteous

Greek

Retta

Speaker

Latin

Rheta

Speaker

Latin

Roda

Rose; from Rhodes

Latin

Ruta

Regret

English

Ruth

Friend

Hebrew


What names are similar to Rita?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Alvarita
Reta

Greek


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2 Comments

  1. is a saint name

  2. I wanted something classic, but not old-fashioned sounding, that was easy to spell and pronounce in Spanish, English, and Kriol. It was also a family name, but that wasn’t an important criteria to us from the outset.


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