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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Adit

  • How many people with the first name Adit have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 258 babies born with the first name Adit in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adit to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adit? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Adit first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adit is Saturday, October 13th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Adit born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adit was in 2010 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Adit Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Adit is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Adit: Your name in reverse order is Tida. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Taid. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Adit

The name "Adit" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "From the beginning". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ad"it
  1. An entrance or passage. Specifically: The nearly horizontal opening by which a mine is entered, or by which water and ores are carried away; -- called also drift and tunnel.
  2. Admission; approach; access.(R)"Yourself and yours shall have Free adit." [Tennyson.]

Etymology: L. aditus, fr. adire ´┐Żaitum, to go to; ad + ire to go

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine

Borrowing from Latin aditus (“entrance, access”), from ad (“to, up to”) + itus (“going, departure”).

  1. A horizontal or nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine, as contrasted with a shaft or vertical entry passage. An adit may be used for ventilation, haulage, drainage, or other purposes.

adit was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons With the Name Adit

Adit Phataraprasit

Adit Phataraprasit is a sports team member for the Bangkok United F.C.


What does the name Adit mean?

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

Dis for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

Iis for intense, your zest of living.

Tis for tasteful, the way you communicate.

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