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Pooja

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
  • Meaning: Prayer
  • #6562 All Time
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How popular is the name "Pooja" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1976880
197715150
197819190
197926260
198020200
198127270
198226260
198332320
198443430
198541410
198639390
198745450
198847470
198949490
199056560
199177770
19921041040
199394940
19941001000
199591910
19961131130
19971171170
199891910
19991141140
200078780
200168680
200271710
200370700
200453530
200556560
200635350
200727270
200827270
200916160
201018180
201115150
2012880
201311110
201410100

Want to know about the populiarty of Pooja? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,957 babies born with the name Pooja in the United States. That's more than enough Poojas to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1976 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Pooja" was in 1997 with a total of 117 babies.

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Pooja" is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of only 114 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Pooja" mean?

Pooja (Indian (Sanskrit)): Prayer

The name "Pooja" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and it means "Prayer". It's a name commonly given to girls.

P is for peaceful, your quiet times.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

J is for jolly, the fun side!

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Ajoop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jpooa". 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.

Where is the name Pooja popular?



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

Past life for Pooja born Apr 2, 1959

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 France approximately on 425. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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