Nikita

Nikita - A very unique female name



  Nov 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nikita appeared on the charts for the first time in 1959 on position #2132. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nikita and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nikita? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Nikita. The baby girl name Nikita was given to 57 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1894 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 24,794 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nikita peaked in popularity 31 years ago in 1986 on position 250.



Famous with this name

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Nikita is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nikita is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #900 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,463.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Nikita is where you live.


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Nikita origin and meaning

Nikita is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Nikita, pop culture references for the name Nikita and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nikita

We've found the following names that sound similar to Nikita, sorted by popularity.

Nakita / Nayzeth / Nishat / Nikkita / Nekita / Nikitha / Nikhita / Nguyet / Niketa / Nunziata /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121894
20111603
20101670
20092290
20082096
20071982
20061513
20051631
20041419
20031391
20021041
20011018
2000897
1999722
1998641
1997585
19961126
19951006
19941001
1993799
1992656
1991616
1990664
1989552
1988500
1987363
1986250
1985945
1984940
19831154
19821284
19811114
1980887
1979884
1978800
1977754
1976741
1975753
1974748
1973800
1972792
19711182
19701778
19692087
19662527
19612252
19601549
19592132

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts900
Ohio1187
Illinois1271
Pennsylvania1537
California1661
New York1694
Texas2463

Even more about Nikita


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Nikita a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Nikita?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1986
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Nikita
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 24,794
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1959
2012 births +57

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