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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1965505
1966505
1967808
1968808
196914014
1970606
1971909
1972909
197319019
197421021
197523023
197624024
197737037
197836036
197932032
198043043
198137037
198247047
198332032
198436036
198538038
198641041
198730030
198834034
198926026
199034034
199127027
199231031
199344044
199426026
199535035
199633033
199727027
199835035
199941041
200042042
200134034
200236036
200338038
200447047
200547047
200649049
200734034
200836036
200916016
201024024
201118018
201216016
2013909
201416016

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 first appeared 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 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vijay" is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of only 47 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Vijay" mean?

Vijay (Indian (Sanskrit)): Victorious

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

V is for valor, your strength.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

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 "Javiy". 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.

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? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Vijay

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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Past life for Vijay born Aug 23, 2012

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 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

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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