Gender Feminine
Scripts सीता(Sanskrit, Hindi, Nepali)
Pronounced Pron. SEE-tah(Sanskrit)
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Meaning & History

Means "furrow" in Sanskrit. Sita is the name of the Hindu goddess of the harvest in the Rigveda. This is also the name of the wife of Rama (and an avatar of Lakshmi) in the Hindu epic the Ramayana. In this story Sita is rescued by her husband from the demon king Ravana.

Related Names

VariantSeeta(Hindi)
Other Languages & CulturesSiti, Sitti(Indonesian) Shinta, Sinta(Javanese) Sitti(Maguindanao) Siti, Sitti(Malay) Seetha(Tamil) Sitti(Tausug)
User SubmissionsSíta, Sita

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Entry updated April 25, 2021