Other Origin(s):Sanskrit
Meaning:Protector of Delhi
Help baby honor their heritage from the very start by naming them Dilip. This masculine Indian name is a form of Dilipa. It takes its meaning from Sanskrit, combining Dili, meaning “Dehli,” and pa, the word for “protection,” giving Dilip the meaning “protector of Dehli.” In Hindu mythology, Dilīpa was a legendary king of the Ikshvaku dynasty, making Dilip a great way to give baby a solid connection to their culture.

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