Ancient Sanskrit word Astik (Sanskrit आस्तिक) literally means one who believes in the existence and god. Astik also refers to pious or faithful.
Reference of Astik is found in Mahabharata (महाभारत), Sushrut (सुश्रुत) and Yagyavalakya (याज्ञवल्क्य) where Astik means believing, pious or faithful. This name is also referred in Panini (पाणिनि) where Astik is used for someone who is a believer in existence of God.
Astik finds reference in Purana in which Astik is the name of the 8th son of sage Jaratkaru and Manasadevi..
Astik is a less popular name in India. Astik is used by more than 125 people in India as the name of their children. Astik is not a popular name in the USA according to the graph.
In our opinion, Astik is unique name. It also has a nice meaning attached to it. Astik also has some sort of mythological significance attached to it.
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