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Sanjay

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 8 0 8
1963 8 0 8
1964 7 0 7
1965 14 0 14
1966 18 0 18
1967 21 0 21
1968 24 0 24
1969 37 0 37
1970 34 0 34
1971 41 0 41
1972 27 0 27
1973 47 0 47
1974 58 0 58
1975 39 0 39
1976 38 0 38
1977 42 0 42
1978 35 0 35
1979 31 0 31
1980 35 0 35
1981 47 0 47
1982 46 0 46
1983 30 0 30
1984 28 0 28
1985 28 0 28
1986 30 0 30
1987 25 0 25
1988 25 0 25
1989 17 0 17
1990 35 0 35
1991 27 0 27
1992 33 0 33
1993 42 0 42
1994 40 0 40
1995 39 0 39
1996 42 0 42
1997 37 0 37
1998 42 0 42
1999 46 0 46
2000 58 0 58
2001 48 0 48
2002 48 0 48
2003 65 0 65
2004 69 0 69
2005 61 0 61
2006 90 0 90
2007 73 0 73
2008 87 0 87
2009 86 0 86
2010 87 0 87
2011 71 0 71
2012 60 0 60
2013 71 0 71
2014 58 0 58
2015 76 0 76

Want to know about the popularity of the Sanjay baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,331 babies born with the name Sanjay in the United States. That's more than enough Sanjays to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sanjay" was in 2006 with a total of 90 babies.

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sanjay" is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 87 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Sanjay popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Sanjay" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sanjay as well as things modernly associated with the name Sanjay such as celebrities named Sanjay.

Origin and Meaning of Sanjay

The name "Sanjay" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Victory". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt is a film actor, film producer, comedian, and politician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Sanjay was born in 1959 as Sanjay Balraj Dutt in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Alternative Meanings

S is for sensible, the practical side.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

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

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Past life for Sanjay born May 27, 1947

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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 Wales approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. 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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