Amit

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amit

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Indian (Sanskrit)
55%
English
26%
Hebrew
10%
Hindi
6%
Hindu
3%

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  • A submission from India says the name Amit means "Undisputed" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from Australia says the name Amit is of Hebrew origin and means "Friend".
  • According to a user from , the name Amit is of Hebrew origin and means "Friend or Colleague".
  • According to a user from India, the name Amit is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Endless".
  • According to a user from Singapore, the name Amit is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "One having endless friends".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb A*mit"
To lose.

Etymology: L. amittere amissum, to lose; a ab) + mittere to send. See Missile

Wiktionary

Latin amitto (“I lose, I send away”).

amit was also found in the following language(s): Hungarian

Notable Persons Named Amit

Amit was born in Jhansi. Amit is also known as Singhal and Amitabh Kumar.

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Amit Sadh is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2001. Amit was born on June 5th, 1983 in Birmingham.

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Amit Shah is a for Naranpura, Member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, Sarkhej, President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, forNaranpura, Bharatiya Janata Party, and Gujarat Legislative Assembly. Amit was given the name Amitbhai Anilchandra Shah on October 22nd, 1964 in Mumbai.

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Amit Trivedi is a musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present. Amit was born on April 8th, 1979 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Amit Mishra is a cricketer. Amit was born on November 24th, 1982 in Delhi, India.

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Amit Kumar is a singing, actor, film director, film producer, record producer, musician, singer, and music producer. He has been prominent since 1965. Amit was given the name Amit Kumar Ganguly by his parents Kishore Kumar and Ruma Guha Thakurta on July 3rd, 1952.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amit

Yosef was born in 1945.

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Rubilen was born on October 3rd, 1981 in Mandaue.

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Rafi is also known as R.

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Daniel was born in 1938. He passed away on November 4th, 2007.

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Galila was born in 1949 in Haifa.

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Yitzchak Amit is a Supreme Court of Israel Justice. Yitzchak was born on October 20th, 1958 in Tel Aviv.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 6 0 6
1967 8 0 8
1968 12 0 12
1969 8 0 8
1970 28 0 28
1971 19 0 19
1972 27 0 27
1973 28 0 28
1974 35 0 35
1975 51 0 51
1976 60 0 60
1977 69 0 69
1978 75 0 75
1979 88 0 88
1980 103 0 103
1981 120 0 120
1982 111 0 111
1983 134 0 134
1984 113 0 113
1985 120 6 114
1986 78 0 78
1987 97 0 97
1988 78 0 78
1989 67 0 67
1990 78 0 78
1991 80 7 73
1992 72 9 63
1993 66 9 57
1994 68 6 62
1995 59 6 53
1996 69 11 58
1997 55 6 49
1998 51 0 51
1999 50 7 43
2000 73 19 54
2001 69 12 57
2002 54 8 46
2003 52 8 44
2004 60 9 51
2005 52 0 52
2006 58 12 46
2007 58 7 51
2008 41 11 30
2009 41 5 36
2010 35 7 28
2011 52 9 43
2012 34 5 29
2013 31 0 31
2014 27 0 27
2015 21 5 16
2016 24 7 17
2017 29 8 21

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amit U.S.
  White 63.73% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 30.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

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People with the last name Amit are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Amit

  • How Popular is the name Amit? Amit is the 5,227th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amit was the 94,730th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amit have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,994 babies born with the first name Amit in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amit to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amit? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Amit first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amit is Saturday, February 10th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Amit born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amit was in 1983 with a total of 134 babies.
  • Random Amit Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amit is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Amit: Your name in reverse order is Tima. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Miat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amit? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 193 people with the last name Amit.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amit? Amit is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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