Lakshmi

Lakshmi is the name of the Hindu goddess of good luck, prosperity, and beauty. The wife of Vishnu (a major deity in Hinduism). The name means “sign, mark” which derives from Sanskrit root lakṣ लक्ष् (perceive, observe) which ultimately derives from a PIE root word.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: “sign, mark”

Usage: Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia

Variants:

  • Laxmi (Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Nepali)

Male forms:

  • Laxmi (Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Nepali)

Sunil

Sunil is an Indian male name meaning “very dark” or “very blue”, composed of su- सु (good, well) and nila नील (dark blue).

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: “very dark” or “very blue”

Usage: Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali

Female forms:

  • Sunila (Indian, Hindi)

Hema

Hema हेमा is an Indian female name meaning “gold” or “golden” derived from Sanskrit.

Hemā is also the name of a male hero featuring in both Maori and Hawaiian mythology, although I couldn’t find any specific information behind the name.

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning: “gold, golden”; also the name of a hero in Maori and Hawaiian mythology

Usage: Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada

Amit

Amit अमित is an Indian male name meaning “immeasurable, infinite, boundless” which derives from Sanskrit.

Amit עָמִית is also a Hebrew unisex name meaning “friend” or “colleague

Origin: Sanskrit; Hebrew

Meaning: “immeasurable, finite, boundless” in Sanskrit; “friend” or “colleague” in Hebrew

Usage: Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Hebrew

Pronunciation: ah-mitt (Forvo) in Hindi; ah-meet in Hebrew

Variants:

  • Ameet (Indian, Hindi)

Female forms:

  • Amita (Indian, Hindi, Nepali, Marathi)
  • Ameeta (Indian, Hindi)