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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 pure, the spiritual side of you.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

J is for joy, that you always bring.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Ajoop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oajop". How do you pronounce that?

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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 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Pooja" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of only 53 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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Pooja born Dec 25, 2008

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 Yugoslavia approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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