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Vijay

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
  • Meaning: Victorious
  • #8051 All Time
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How popular is the name "Vijay" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1967 8 0 8
1968 8 0 8
1969 14 0 14
1970 6 0 6
1971 9 0 9
1972 9 0 9
1973 19 0 19
1974 21 0 21
1975 23 0 23
1976 24 0 24
1977 37 0 37
1978 36 0 36
1979 32 0 32
1980 43 0 43
1981 37 0 37
1982 47 0 47
1983 32 0 32
1984 36 0 36
1985 38 0 38
1986 41 0 41
1987 30 0 30
1988 34 0 34
1989 26 0 26
1990 34 0 34
1991 27 0 27
1992 31 0 31
1993 44 0 44
1994 26 0 26
1995 35 0 35
1996 33 0 33
1997 27 0 27
1998 35 0 35
1999 41 0 41
2000 42 0 42
2001 34 0 34
2002 36 0 36
2003 38 0 38
2004 47 0 47
2005 47 0 47
2006 49 0 49
2007 34 0 34
2008 36 0 36
2009 16 0 16
2010 24 0 24
2011 18 0 18
2012 16 0 16
2013 9 0 9
2014 16 0 16

Want to know about the populiarty of Vijay? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,415 babies born with the name Vijay in the United States. That's more than enough Vijaies to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Vijay" was in 2006 with a total of 49 babies.

According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vijay" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of only 36 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Vijay popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Vijay in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Vijay

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

Bobby Deol

Bobby Deol is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1977 to present. Bobby was born in 1967 as Vijay Singh Deol in Mumbai, India.

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Vijay Singh

Vijay Singh is a golfer. Vijay was born in 1963 in Lautoka, Viti Levu, Colonial Fiji.

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Alternative Meanings

V is for valiant, the way you approach life!

I is for interest, you show in others.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yajiv". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iayjv". 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 Vijay born Apr 2, 2005

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 Italy approximately on 1000. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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