Raita

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Finnish
Meaning: “pussy willow; goat willow.”
(RAHEE-ta)

The name comes directly from the Finnish, raita, meaning “pussy willow; goat willow.”

The designated name-day is April 1.

Sources

  1. http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Raita
  2. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/fin.php
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Raita

Gender: feminine
Origin: Latvian
Meaning: “quick.”
(RYE-tah: trilled R).

The name is derived from the Latvian words raiti or raits meaning “quick.” Its designated name-day is December 3rd. In 2008, approximately 279 women bore this name in Latvia.