Nivit निवीत

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 3 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as nivIta
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) निवीत

Sacred thread Short Meaning

Literal meaning

Nivit (Sanskrit निवीत) is an ancient word of Sanskrit origin which refers to veil, mantle, wrapper or adornment.

Intended meaning

Nivit is found to be referenced in Shadvinsh-Brahman (षड्विंश-ब्राह्मण) and Laatyayan (लाट्यायन) where Nivit refers to the sacred thread worn by Lord Brahma. Mention of Nivit is also found in Sir Monier-Williams dictionary with meanings like veil, mantle and wrapper. Lexicographers like Halayudh and Hemchandra have also used this name in their writings as hung or adorned with. Reference of this name is also found in Taittriya-Sanhita (तैत्तिरीय-संहिता) and Katyayan-Shraut-Sutra (कात्यायन-श्रौत-सूत्र) where Nivit means thread.

Popularity of Nivit

According to the chart Nivit is not a popular name in either USA or India. As per social media records, Nivit is used by a mere 9 people in India as the name of their kids. As far as we can tell, Nivit is a very unique name with Sanskrit meaning attached to it. It can be gaining popularity in the U.S.A as its a short name and easy to pronounce as well.

Spelling variations

  • Nivit
  • Niveet
  • Niwit
  • Nivith
  • Niwith
  • Niveeth
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