For the beast of the underworld in Egyptian mythology, see Ammit
|Language(s)||Gujrati, Konkani, Hindi, Marathi|
Amit is a common male name. It is common in India, Nepal, Israel, Pakistan, Iran, Middle East, and Bangladesh.
In Nepali, Sanskrit, Hindi, and Bengali, Amit (Hindi: अमित) means infinite or immeasurable or boundless. It is the wordstem root of the Amitabha Buddha and one of the 108 names of Hindu God Shri Ganesha. It also means an eternal friend of everyone in Hindi, Nepali and Sanskrit
In Hebrew, Amit (Hebrew: עמית) means colleague, friend.
In Arabic, Amit (Arabic: اميت) means being highly praised and beloved. Amit means praised and moral. It is a variation of Ahmed and is a common name throughout the Muslim world.
- Amit Ben Shushan (born 1985), Israeli football player
- Amit Bhandari (born 1978), Indian cricketer
- Amit Chaudhuri (born 1962), Indian English author, best known for his book Freedom Song
- Amit Gulilai (born 1972), aboriginal name of Taiwanese singer A-mei
- Amit Kilam, drummer of Indian Ocean, a contemporary fusion music band from India
- Amit Kumar (born 1952), Indian singer, son of Kishore Kumar
- Amit Mishra (born 1982), Indian cricketer
- Amit S. Bakshi, Indian hockey player
- Amit Goyal, scientist
- Amit Sana, India singer who finished second in the Indian Idol contest in 2005
- Amit Sebastian Paul, member of the Swedish pop group A*Teens
- Amit Shah (born 1964), mayor of the city of Ahmedabad, India
- Amit Sharma (born 1966), Indian cricketer
- Amit Tamir (born 1979), Israeli basketball player