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Origin and Meaning of Aditya

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Aditya
  1. [Hinduism] one of 7 to 12 sons of Aditi; gods of celestial light.
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  1. One of 7 to 12 sons of Aditi; Hindu gods of celestial light

From Sanskrit आदित्य (ādityá).

  1. A male given name used in India.
  2. (Hinduism) Any of a group of solar deities, the sons of Aditi and Kashyapa.

Notable Persons Named Aditya

Aditya Chopra is a chief executive of yrf studios, chairman of yash raj films, film director, film producer, screenwriter, television producer, distributor, studio executive, chairman, director, producer, broadcast producer, distributor(film&telefilm), chief executiveofyrf . He has been prominent since 1988. Aditya was born as the child of Yash Chopra and Pamela Chopra on May 21st, 1971 in Mumbai.


Aditya Roy Kapur is a former vj, actor, vj (media personality), film actor, and formervj. His ongoing career started in 2009. Aditya was born Aditya Roy Kapur on November 16th, 1985 in Mumbai.


Aditya Pancholi is an actor, film producer, film actor, and producer. He was most active from 1985 to 1985. Aditya was given the name Nirmal Pancholi on January 4th, 1965 in Mumbai.


Aditya Seal is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Aditya was born on March 22nd, 1988.


Aditya Raj Kapoor is an actor, businessman, and filmmaker. Aditya was born Aditya Raj Kapoor as the child of Shammi Kapoor and Geeta Bali in Mumbai. Aditya is also known as Mickey.


Aditya Narayan Jha is an actor, television anchor, playback singer, and music composer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Aditya was born Aditya Narayan Jha as the child of Yash Raj Films, T-Series, Sony Music, HMV Records, Tips, Saregama, and Venus Records & Tapeslove in Mumbai.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aditya

Nirj Deva is a for South East England, Member of the European Parliament, and forSouth East England. Nirj was given the name Niranjan Joseph De Silva Deva Aditya on May 11th, 1948 in Colombo.


Jamie Aditya is an actor and presenter. He has had major accomplishments since 1995. Jamie was given the name James Adityawarman Graham in 1978 in Canberra, Australia.


Caisar Putra Aditya is an actor, dancer, and comedian. He was most active from 2013 to 2015. Caisar was born on August 29th, 1989 in Jakarta, Indonesia.


Wahyu was born on March 4th, 1972.


Aditya Oke is a hindustani classical music musician. He plays Pump organ. He was most prominent from 1991 to present. Aditya was given the name Aditya .


Reza Aditya is an athlete for the Real Mataram.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 6 0 6
1980 5 0 5
1981 10 0 10
1982 9 0 9
1983 10 0 10
1984 14 0 14
1985 11 0 11
1986 20 0 20
1987 21 0 21
1988 17 0 17
1989 24 0 24
1990 16 0 16
1991 27 0 27
1992 22 0 22
1993 29 0 29
1994 31 0 31
1995 57 0 57
1996 67 0 67
1997 69 0 69
1998 98 0 98
1999 143 0 143
2000 119 0 119
2001 141 0 141
2002 190 0 190
2003 254 0 254
2004 251 5 246
2005 276 0 276
2006 247 0 247
2007 296 0 296
2008 331 0 331
2009 297 0 297
2010 262 0 262
2011 225 0 225
2012 207 0 207
2013 218 0 218
2014 190 0 190
2015 159 0 159
2016 157 0 157
2017 150 0 150

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Fun Facts about the name Aditya

  • How Popular is the name Aditya? Aditya is the 3,943rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aditya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,676 babies born with the first name Aditya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aditya to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aditya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Aditya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aditya is Tuesday, July 18th, 1939.
  • What year had the most people named Aditya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aditya was in 2008 with a total of 331 babies.
  • Random Aditya Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aditya is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Aditya: Your name in reverse order is Aytida. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tayida. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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