- Current rating.
to add this name to your favorite namelist!
The meaning of the name Anita is Gracious, Merciful
The origin of the name Anita is Hebrew
Alternate spellings for the name Anita: Ednitta
People who like the name Anita also like: Abigail
, Violet Benjamin
Notes: Diminutive form of Ann. Anita Bryant, singer/spokesperson. Lead character in the musical WEST SIDE STORY.