Nikhil (Sanskrit: निखिल) is a Sanskrit word. It is frequently used in Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, and other Sanskrit-derived languages. It means a man who is "Complete" or "Universal" and "Resilient". It refers to 'Complete' as without boundary, whereas 'Complete' with boundary is described by the name Akhil. The name may also refer to 'Perfection' or 'One who is perfect in all aspects'.
The literal translation for Nikhil in Sanskrit means "One who is free from bondage or the obstacles imposed by Prakruti (the operative aspect of Bramha) viz. Time, Space and Causation.
Sanskrit fragmentation of the word yields: Ni (without) + Kh (sky or boundary) + L (agreed or liked). It can sometimes refer to "Perfection" or "Perfectionism". It also means "Complete" or "Whole". It also refers to Lord Brahma, Vishnu and also Mahesh.