Name: Nikita

Origin and Meaning of the Name Nikita

  • Meaning:
    Unconquered, unconquerable
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  • Meaning:
    Unconquered, unconquerable
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (nee KEE tah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Nikita

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  • Used in:
    English and Russian speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    A Russian male name now often used for girls in the English-speaking world, perhaps due to its similarity to the female names Niki or Nita. Perhaps the best-known Nikita in the last century was Nikita Khrushchev, an important leader in the USSR's Communist Party throughout the 1950s and early 1960s. "La Femme Nikita" is a movie and TV series about a female spy and assassin named Nikita.

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