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Pooja

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
  • Meaning: Prayer
  • #6562 All Time
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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 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 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Pooja" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York 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.

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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 south east? 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.

Indian (Sanskrit)

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.

Alternative Meanings

P is for pride, strong and alive!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Ajoop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ajpoo". 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 Feb 5, 1971

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 Ukraine approximately on 500. 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. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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