Nikhil is a word popularly used among Hindus as a masculine name. The literal meaning of Nikhil (निखिल) is "entire, whole, all and complete". The name originates from the Sanskrit language but is more often used as a Telugu name.
Sanskrit fragmentation of the word yields: Ni (without), Kh (sky or boundary), L (agreed or liked). The word also has connotations with the colour blue, possibly because of the word "sky" being one of its roots.
Nikhil finds reference in Upanisad (उपनिषद्), Manu Smrti and Mahabharata with meaning complete, all, whole, entire.
'Nikhil' is also one of the 108 names of God Shiva.
As per USA popularity, Nikhil is a popular name in the USA. Nikhil is in trend since 1971, where Nikhil was used by average 108 people per year as the name of their kids. It is quite popular in India, as per social media count more than 12719 people have name Nikhil.
In our opinion, Nikhil is sweet and common name. Nikhil is a very good name from the Sanskrit origin with good meaning attached to it. Nikhil has an association with Hindu mythology.
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