Nikita - boys name

Nikita name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 81%

Nikita name meaning:

The name Nikita is of Russian origin and has both male and female versions. In the case of a boy's name, Nikita carries a strong meaning. It is derived from the Greek name "Niketas," which means "victorious" or "conqueror." As such, the name Nikita represents strength, courage, and the ability to overcome challenges. It is a name often associated with power and determination.

Nikita is a name that has been used in various cultures, but it gained popularity in the Western world after it was introduced through the character of Nikita Khrushchev, a prominent Soviet politician. The name carries a sense of authority and ambition, reflecting qualities that are often attributed to those who bear it. With its strong symbolism, the name Nikita can inspire and motivate individuals to strive for success and victory in their endeavors.

In summary, the name Nikita is a powerful and meaningful choice for a boy. It embodies the traits of a conqueror and reflects strength, determination, and ambition.

Origin: Greek

People's victory.


Unisex names

Related names

Nikita , Nakita

Other boys names beginning with N


Overall UK ranking: 888 out of 4789

34 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Nikita

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