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For the south Indian actor, see Nitin (actor).

Nitin (नितिन) is a first name in India and Nepal that means moral or ethical in Sanskrit.[1]

Nitin comes from the Sanskrit root Nitya. In the Vishnu Sahasranaama (1000 Divine Names of Lord Vishnu), Nitya is one of the names of Vishnu. Nitin is also a common Marathi name, commonly found in Maharashtra.

Notable people named Nitin[edit]


  1. ^ Campbell, Mike. "Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Nitin". Behind the Name. Retrieved 2008-10-01.