A basic earthen oil diya used for Divali

Deepak (दीपक Dīpak) is a Sanskrit word meaning lamp (diya), or source of light. In the twentieth century, it became very popular as a first name for male Hindus. Names like Deepa (female), Deepika (female), Deepthi (female), Deepan (male), Deepali (female) and many others are related to Deepak.

The names mentioned above are related to light or the holder of light - lamp,

  • Deepak(male) - lamp, candle means who gave light on his own behalf;
  • Deepa(female) - a lamp;
  • Deep(male) - wick/flame of the lamp;
  • Deepankar(male) - one who lights lamps;
  • Deependra(male) - lord of light;
  • Deepit(male) - lighted;
  • Deepanjali(female) - offerings of lamps;
  • Deepmala (female) - garland of lamps,tower of lamps;
  • Deepali(female) - collection of lamps;
  • Deepika(female) - a little light;
  • Deepamalika(female) - garland of lamps;
  • Deepunja(male) - light of lamp;
  • Deepti(female) - glow, shine;
  • Deepthi(female) - Glow,Shine;

In Hinduism light is the symbol of knowledge.

Notable people whose names are Deepak

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