Rita

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Short form (Italian) of names ending with -rita [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

2) Variant form of Riitta [1] [2] [5]

Related Names

Riita
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Greenlandic
Rit
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Danish
Rita
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Ríta
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Icelandic
Rîta
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Greenlandic
Rith
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Danish
Ritha
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Danish Norwegian Swedish

See also Riitta, Ritja, Ritta

Combinations

For combinations see RIT

Name Days

Finland Finland

17 February

Norway Norway

27 July

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

17 February

Sweden Sweden

6 May

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Rita
Genitive: Ritas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Rita
Accusative: Ritu
Dative: Ritu
Genitive: Ritu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Rita
Genitive: Ritan
Partitive: Ritaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Rita
Accusative: Ritu
Dative: Ritu
Genitive: Ritu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Rita
Genitive: Ritas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Rita
Genitive: Ritas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Rita Irene Ottervik (born 11 September 1966), Norwegian politician

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[10]
6723 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
6645 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[12]
2999 4316 0 3
Finland Finland[13]
n.a. 2613 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Rita(f) Sources: [12][10][11][13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Rita(f)

Sources: [12] [10] [11] [13]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi