Asit असित

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Unique name
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 3 syllables and 4 letters
  • pronounced as asita
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) असित

Asit meaning: Dark Colored

Asit name meaning

Literal meaning of Asit:

Asit (Sanskrit असित) is an ancient word of Sanskrit origin, which means dark color or a color of dark shades. Asit also refers to black, tranquil and peaceful.

Intended meaning of Asit:

Reference of Asit is found in Taittriya-Sanhita (तैत्तिरीय-संहिता) and Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण) where Asit means unbound.
Asit is also found to be mentioned in the Riga Veda (ऋग् वेद) in which Asit refers to black or dark colored.
Asit also finds reference in Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता) where Asit refers to the planet Saturn.
This name is also mentioned Arthav Veda (अथर्व वेद) and Aashvalayan-Shraut-Sutra (आश्वलायन-श्रौत-सूत्र) where Asit is the name of Lord of darkness and magic.

Popularity of Asit

Asit is a popular name in India. Asit is adopted by about 875 people in India as the name of their kids. Asit is not a popular name in the USA.

Asit is a unique type of name and it has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.

Compare Popularity Trend for Asit Vs Other

More about Asit

  • Asit Sen was a prolific Indian film actor and comedian in the Bollywood film industry.
  • Asit Sen was an Indian film director, cinematographer and screenwriter, who worked both in Bengali and Hindi cinema.
  • Asit Kumar Banerjee is one of the few remaining rudra veena players in India.
  • Asit Krishna Mukherji was a Bengali with National Socialist convictions who published pro-Axis journals.
  • Asit Kumar Haldar was an Indian painter of Bengal school and an assistant of Rabindranath Tagore at Shantiniketan. He was one of the major artists of the Bengal renaissance.
  • Asit Modi, is an Indian TV producer, Founder and Director of Neela Tele Films Private Limited He is known for producing serials.

Spelling variations for Asit





Compatible Nakshatra
Compatible Rashi

Names related to Asit

Search names containing

Search through our baby name collection containing letters example ojas.

You may also like

Names being watched

See more
DISCLOSURE is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon. Clicking on an Amazon link from does not increase the cost of any item you purchase.