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