Ancient Sanskrit word Rohit literally refers to the horse of the sun. Rohit also refers to red, jewellery, rainbow and saffron.
Rohit is found to be referred in Riga Veda (ऋग्-वेद ) and Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता) in which Rohit depicts something that is red or reddish and a prticular kind of rainbow.
Rohit is also mentioned in Taittriya-Sanhita (तैत्तिरीय-संहिता), Brahman (ब्राह्मण) and Arthav Veda (अथर्व-वेद) where Rohit signifies red or chestnut horse.
Mention of Rohit is also found in Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता) and Sushrut (सुश्रुत) where Rohit represents a kind of deer.
Reference of Rohit is found also in Sushrut (सुश्रुत), Manu-Smiriti (मनु-स्मृति) and Mahabharata (महाभारत) where Rohit is used for a kind of fish and a kind of tree.
Lexicographers like Hemchandra and Halayudh have also used this name in their writings as a sort of ornament made of precious stones.
According to the graph shown above Rohit is a very famous name in India as it is the name of a cricket player. It is used by more than 15500 people in India as the name of their kids. This is also a highly popular name in the USA. It is used by nearly 1000 people of the USA since the year 1970 as the name of their babies.
Rohit is a nice and beautiful name. Rohit is also a short sweet and stylish name.
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