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Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 1 (Ranked #9916).

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 playful, the fun side of you.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

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

How popular is the name "Pooja" in the U.S.?


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 2003 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 2003. Across the entire United States a total of only 70 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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Pooja born Aug 21, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.