The name Pradeep is a boy's name of Hindi origin meaning "light, lantern". Pradeep and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Light and discussed in our forums with posts like "Release the 20 T.I.G.E.R.S. -- the anti-elimination game! (BOYS)".
From the experts:
One of the more familiar Hindu choices, with built-in depth and a suggestion of enlightenment.