Nikita

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See also: Ņikita

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Russian male given name, Никита (Nikita), fom Ancient Greek saints' name Aniketos "unconquerable", made known in the West by Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet Union leader in 1953-1964. It was understood as a form of Nicholas and taken up as a girls' name first in French and then in English.

Proper noun[edit]

Nikita

  1. A female given name.
  2. A transliteration of Russian the male given name Никита (Nikita).

French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Nikita f

  1. A female given name
  2. A transliteration of the Russian male given name Никита (Nikita).