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Pooja

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 8 8 0
1977 15 15 0
1978 19 19 0
1979 26 26 0
1980 20 20 0
1981 27 27 0
1982 26 26 0
1983 32 32 0
1984 43 43 0
1985 41 41 0
1986 39 39 0
1987 45 45 0
1988 47 47 0
1989 49 49 0
1990 56 56 0
1991 77 77 0
1992 104 104 0
1993 94 94 0
1994 100 100 0
1995 91 91 0
1996 113 113 0
1997 117 117 0
1998 91 91 0
1999 114 114 0
2000 78 78 0
2001 68 68 0
2002 71 71 0
2003 70 70 0
2004 53 53 0
2005 56 56 0
2006 35 35 0
2007 27 27 0
2008 27 27 0
2009 16 16 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 15 15 0
2012 8 8 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 5 5 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Pooja baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,962 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 1991 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 1991. Across the entire United States a total of only 77 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 one of the most popular Mideastern U.S. Names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each state.

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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Pooja

Pooja Batra
Pooja Bedi
Pooja Bhatt
Pooja Chandrashekar
Pooja Deol
Pooja Hegde
Pooja Kumar
Pooja Mandir
Pooja Mishra
Pooja Sankar
Pooja Sharma

Alternative Meanings

P is for patriot, your love of country.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Ajoop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Pjaoo". 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 Jul 13, 1935

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 Korea approximately on 1475. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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