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Amit is a male name of Indian or Israeli origin.

In Hindi, Amit (Hindi: अमित, means infinite or boundless, Bengali: অমিত) originates from the Sanskrit word amita (अमित:), [1] amita (अमित:) essentially is the negation of mita (मित), which means "to measure".[2]

In Hebrew, Amit (Hebrew: עמית‎) means friend, Colleague or member of the organization[3]. The word appears in the Bible in a context suggesting such a meaning.[4]In Israel, It is being increasingly used as a male name and sometimes also for female name.[5] Nevertheless, it is still among the most popular names given to secular Jewish boys in Israel.[6]

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  4. ^ Strong, James. Strong's exhaustive concordance of the Bible. Hendrickson Publishers, 2009. *** For further information, see H5997 (p. 1552)
  5. ^ "- nrg - ... :".
  6. ^ Simply-Smart. "בחירת שם לתינוק , שמות לילדים , שמות לתינוקות לפי הקבלה , שמות לבנים".