in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
- Meaning: Prayer
- #6562 All Time
Pronunciation of Pooja
How popular is the name "Pooja" in the U.S.?
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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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Pooja" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of only 56 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Pooja" mean? The list below shows the origins of Pooja as well as things modernly associated with the name Pooja such as celebrities named Pooja.
Origin and Meaning of Pooja
The name "Pooja" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Prayer". It's a name commonly given to girls.
P is for please, the way you always do.
O is for ornate, nothing plain here!
O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.
J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!
A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.
Your name in reverse order is "Ajoop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Opoja". 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 Pooja born Nov 19, 1996
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 Northern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.
You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
Name poster for Pooja
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.