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.
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.
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.
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