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Diya Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Diya is of Hindi origin.

The meaning of Diya is "dazzling personality".  

It is also of Arabic origin, where its meaning is "light".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1168  in baby name popularity for girls with 208 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Diya Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Diya has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Diya to other names.


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Related Names

Diya is a variant spelling of Ziya.

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Names Like This

Indian names or Hindu names are listed in Our Baby Namer under Indian, Hindi and Sanskrit. Other names which may be used my Muslim Indians would be listed under Arabic or Iranian names.

Indian names generally contain a given name followed by some number of secondary names. Secondary names are often patronyms, names derived from the father, grandfather or other paternal ancestor, village names, occupation names, or names of gods.

Hindu given names are from Sanskrit. Given names derive from a number of sources including religion, nature, family names, and sanskrit vocabulary words. Sacred Hindu texts are the source of most names.