Ancient word of Sanskrit origin Nimish (Sanskrit निमिष) literally means momentary. Nimish also refers to twinkling, transient and blink of an eye.
Nimish is another name of Lord Vishnu as his eyes are closed or shut down when he is in Yoganidra or Yogic sleep. Reference of Nimish is also found in Ramayan (रामायण) and Sushrut (with meanings like twinkling, shutting eyes and moment. This name is also mentioned in Mahabharata (महाभारत) where Nimish is the name of a son of Garuda (गरुड).
As we can clearly see Nimish is a very popular name in India. Here Nimish is adopted by more than 900 people in India as the name of their kids. Nimish is not at all a popular name in the USA. But girl name Nimisha is very popular in the USA.
Nimish is a nice name with a great meaning attached to it. Nimish also has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.
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