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Amrita

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<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amrita

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)
67%
Hindu
14%
Sanskrit
5%
Tamil
5%
Punjabi
5%
English
5%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from India, the name Amrita is of Hindu / Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Nectar".
  2. A user from India says the name Amrita is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "'elixir of life' / a drink which will make you immortal".
  3. A user from India says the name Amrita is of Sanskrit origin and means "Necter, immortal".
  4. A user from Trinidad and Tobago says the name Amrita is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Nectar of the gods".
  5. A submission from Sweden says the name Amrita means "Immortality" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  6. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Amrita means "Immortaly" and is of Punjabi origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Am*ri"ta
Immortality; also, the nectar conferring immortality.

Etymology: Skr. amrita

Wiktionary

From Sanskrit अमृत (amṛta, “immortal”).

  1. Anglicization of Sanskrit अमृत (amṛta, “immortal”)

Amrita was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Amrita

Notable Persons Named Amrita

Amrita Singh

Amrita Singh is a film and television actress. She was most prominent from 1983 to present. Amrita was born on February 9th, 1958.

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Amrita Rao

Amrita Rao is an actress and model. She has been prominent since 2002. Amrita was given the name Amrita Deepak Rao in 1981 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Amrita Arora

Amrita Arora is an actress, model, television presenter, vj, and vj (media personality). Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Amrita was born on January 31st, 1981 in Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Amrita Sher-Gil

Amrita Sher-Gil was an artist in the field of painting. Amrita was born on January 30th, 1913 in Budapest. She left this life on December 5th, 1941.

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Amrita Pritam

Amrita Pritam was a poetry, prose, and autobiography writer. She was most prominent from 1936 to 2004. Amrita was born on August 31st, 1919 in Gujranwala. She passed away on October 31st, 2005.

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Amrita Puri

Amrita Puri is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to 2010. Amrita was born on August 20th, 1983 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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  • Amrita Prakash
    Actor
  • Amrita Raichand
  • Amrita Cheema
  • Amrita Chaudhry

Fun Facts about the name Amrita

  • How Popular is the name Amrita? Amrita is the 10,901st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Amrita have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,000 babies born with the first name Amrita in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amrita to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amrita? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Amrita first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amrita is Friday, September 6th, 1935.
  • What year had the most people named Amrita born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amrita was in 1999 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Amrita Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amrita is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Amrita: The name spelled backwards is Atirma. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Atmrai. How do you pronounce that?
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