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8k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Aja

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
  • Meaning: To drive, propel
  • #2797 All Time
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How popular is the name "Aja" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 7 7 0
1969 8 8 0
1972 7 7 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 510 491 19
1979 362 362 0
1980 320 311 9
1981 267 261 6
1982 263 263 0
1983 249 249 0
1984 181 175 6
1985 167 160 7
1986 181 181 0
1987 164 158 6
1988 203 203 0
1989 205 200 5
1990 202 202 0
1991 230 230 0
1992 200 200 0
1993 207 207 0
1994 216 216 0
1995 232 232 0
1996 246 246 0
1997 206 206 0
1998 198 192 6
1999 194 194 0
2000 227 227 0
2001 209 203 6
2002 227 227 0
2003 209 209 0
2004 194 194 0
2005 165 157 8
2006 152 152 0
2007 165 159 6
2008 142 142 0
2009 133 133 0
2010 137 137 0
2011 152 152 0
2012 100 100 0
2013 80 80 0
2014 86 86 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Aja? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,617 babies born with the name Aja in the United States. That's more than enough Ajas to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Aja" was in 1978 with a total of 491 babies.

According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aja" is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of only 267 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Aja popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Aja in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Aja" mean? The list below shows the origins of Aja as well as things modernly associated with the name Aja such as celebrities named Aja.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Aja

The name "Aja" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "To drive, propel". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Aja Kong

Aja Kong is a professional wrestler. Aja was born in 1970 as Erika Shishido.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for able, for you surely are.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aja". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aaj". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Aja born Dec 22, 1936

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 1625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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