Over the past 110 years, 207 655 girls and 16 boys have been named Anita. The name Anita ranks 178th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Anita in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Anita came in the 1950s and 1960s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.