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Vijay

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How popular is the baby 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
2015 12 0 12

Want to know about the popularity of the Vijay baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,427 babies born with the name Vijay in the United States. That's more than enough Vijays 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 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vijay" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of only 41 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Vijay popular?

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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.

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.

Vijay Singh

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

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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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Other Inspirations for the Name Vijay

Vijay Chokalingam
Vijay Iyer
Vijay Mallya
Vijay Taneja
Vijay Tv
Vijay Kumar
Vijay Prashad
Vijay Puli
Vijay Yesudas

Alternative Meanings

V is for valiant, the way you approach life!

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

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

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Past life for Vijay born May 25, 2013

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 Thailand approximately on 700. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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