Rita: baby girl name meaning and popularity


This name comes to us via Margarita, the Spanish version of the name Margaret, meaning "pearl." And like a pearl, your little Rita will be precious. Maybe less so if her nap is interrupted or her dinner is late ... but most of the time, precious.



Famous people named Rita:

Actresses Rita Hayworth, Rita Wilson, and Rita Moreno; comedienne Rita Rudner; novelist Rita Mae Brown; Nobel Prize winner Rita Levi-Montalcini; singer/songwriters Rita Coolidge and Rita Ora; poet Rita Dove.

Fun fact:

No matter what your little Rita grows up to be, she'll always be "Lovely Rita Metermaid" to a Beatles fan.

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