Ita - girls name

Ita name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 43%

Ita name meaning:

The name Ita is of Irish origin and is derived from the Gaelic name Íte, which means "thirst for knowledge" or "thirsty one." Ita is a feminine name that carries a sense of intelligence, curiosity, and a desire for learning. Those named Ita are often described as being bright, inquisitive, and driven to acquire knowledge.

The name Ita has a historical and religious significance as well. Saint Ita, also known as Saint Íte of Killeedy, was an Irish nun and one of the patron saints of Ireland. She was renowned for her wisdom, piety, and her teaching of young girls. As a result, the name Ita has become associated with qualities such as wisdom, spiritual guidance, and nurturing.

In summary, the name Ita embodies the qualities of thirst for knowledge, intelligence, and a desire to learn. It carries a historical and religious significance as well, symbolizing wisdom, spirituality, and guidance. Those named Ita often bring a sense of brightness and curiosity to the world around them.

Origin: Irish



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Related names

Ita , Alds

Other girls names beginning with I


Overall UK ranking: 3192 out of 5581

7 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Ita

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