Nikita Name Meaning & Origin

Nikita

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Nicknames for Nikita

Kita (Key-ta)
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Nika
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Meanings and history of the name Nikita

(Russian: Никита nʲɪˈkʲitə) is a name common in Russia. The Russian variant originated as a masculine Greek name, and subsequently Russian name. The name is derived from the Greek Nicetas (Νικήτας, meaning "victor"). The Greek name entered Slavic onomastics by way of the veneration of Saint Nicetas the Goth (died 372) in the Russian Orthodox Church.

Meaning "victor" or "unconquerable"

Famous real-life people named Nikita

Nikita Kiceluk, contestant on the third season of Canada's Next Top Model
Nikkita Holder, 2012 and 2016 Canadian Olympian, 2015 Pan American Bronze Medalist

Nikita in song, story & screen

Nikita Mears, badass ex-Division agent from the TV series, Nikita, which was aired on the CW network until it's conclusion.
Nikita, by Elton John

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