Niketan निकेतन

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Unique name
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 4 syllables and 7 letters
  • pronounced as niketana
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) निकेतन

Niketan meaning: Temole

Niketan name meaning

Literal meaning of Niketan:

Niketan is the ancient Sanskrit boy name which literally means onion, mansion, temple and habitation. It also means house.

Intended meaning of Niketan:

The name Niketan is derived from Sanskrit - a combination of Ne (a) and Ketan (house) to form Niketan. Together, they indicate a house. Niketan finds reference in Manu Smrti (मनु स्मृति) and Mahabharata with meaning a house, mansion, habitation, temple. Mention of the Sanskrit name Niketan is found in Lexicographers, esp. such as Amarasimha, Halayudha, Hemacandra in which this word refers to an onion.

Popularity of Niketan

Niketan is not a popular name in the US as indicated by the popularity charts. Niketan is a somewhat popular name in India. Niketan is used by more than 194 people in India as the name of their children, as per social media profiles found.

Name Niketan is sweet and unique. Niketan also has a great meaning attached to it. Niketan has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.

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