Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts दीक्षित (Hindi), ଦୀକ୍ଷିତ (Odia)
Other Forms FormsDixit, Diksit
Edit Status Status
Contributor Contrib.leoBeyene2002 on 10/12/2017
Derived from Sanskrit दीक्षित (dīkṣita) meaning "one who is initiated", ultimately from दीक्षा (dīkṣā) "initiation, dedication". It was historically used to refer to teachers and scholars of the Brahmin caste.