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5k
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since 1880

Jai

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3k Jaya (Indian (Sanskrit))

How popular is the baby name Jai in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 5 5 0
1958 5 5 0
1959 7 0 7
1960 8 0 8
1962 15 7 8
1963 8 0 8
1966 10 0 10
1967 37 9 28
1968 40 12 28
1969 38 0 38
1970 15 0 15
1971 26 0 26
1972 28 0 28
1973 43 6 37
1974 44 8 36
1975 52 11 41
1976 46 0 46
1977 56 8 48
1978 49 7 42
1979 53 11 42
1980 67 8 59
1981 48 9 39
1982 35 8 27
1983 49 8 41
1984 34 16 18
1985 40 9 31
1986 37 10 27
1987 23 0 23
1988 31 6 25
1989 36 13 23
1990 40 7 33
1991 47 15 32
1992 43 7 36
1993 38 10 28
1994 65 27 38
1995 98 38 60
1996 76 24 52
1997 76 27 49
1998 130 51 79
1999 112 33 79
2000 132 35 97
2001 152 32 120
2002 170 49 121
2003 171 31 140
2004 189 32 157
2005 181 36 145
2006 198 44 154
2007 176 31 145
2008 182 42 140
2009 214 46 168
2010 188 34 154
2011 186 33 153
2012 175 33 142
2013 189 33 156
2014 230 32 198
2015 190 45 145

Want to know about the popularity of the Jai baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,633 babies born with the name Jai in the United States. That's more than enough Jais to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jai" was in 2014 with a total of 198 babies.

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jai" is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 214 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Jai popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Jai

The name "Jai" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Victory". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Jai Rodriguez

Jai Rodriguez is an actor/musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1993 to present. Jai was born in 1977 as David Jai Rodriguez in Brentwood, New York, United States.

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Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

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

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Past life for Jai born Nov 26, 1959

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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 Southern India approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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