Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts दीक्षित(Hindi) ଦୀକ୍ଷିତ(Odia)
Other Forms FormsDixit, Diksit, Dikshita, Deekshit
From Sanskrit दीक्षित (dīkṣita) meaning "one who is initiated", ultimately from दीक्षा (dīkṣā) meaning "initiation, dedication". The term was historically used to refer to teachers and scholars of the Brahmin caste.