Other Origin(s):Indian
Meaning:Light; Glow; Lamp
Diya is a gender-neutral name originally of Arabic origin that means “light” or “glow.” Although traditionally masculine, it has become a popular feminine name of Indian origin and means “light” or “lamp.” The name is a symbol of great things to come, as in many cultures, light evokes hope, wisdom, life, and guidance. The name is also derived from Deianira who was the mythological second wife of Heracles and was known for her beauty. With a radiant name like Diya, baby may be able to light the way for themselves and others.
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