Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: With Grace
Main Origin Language: Spanish
(Or View Anita Boy)

In 2017 the name Anita...

• was given to 185 baby girls
• was the 1,263rd most popular name for baby girls
• was 11% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Massachusetts, Washington, and South Carolina
• was about as popular as Tania and Charlize
Babies Named Anita Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Anita...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1958
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2015
• is 96% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 63% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Theresa, Karen, Cathleen, Wendell, Ted, Kent
• has the most opposite popularity history to Shoshana, Noemi, Ilana, Ian, Vicente, Britton
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Anita Per State
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Geographically the name Anita...

• 7% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Seraphina, May, Emme, Abner, Nikko, Ciaran
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Brooklyn, Zoey, Scarlett, Eli, Jace, Ryker
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Anita by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Anita are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Anita will be the only kid named Anita in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Anita compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Anita rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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