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First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
488
in the U.S.
in 2010

Aja

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 7 7 0
1969 8 8 0
1972 7 7 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 510 491 19
1979 362 362 0
1980 320 311 9
1981 267 261 6
1982 263 263 0
1983 249 249 0
1984 181 175 6
1985 167 160 7
1986 181 181 0
1987 164 158 6
1988 203 203 0
1989 205 200 5
1990 202 202 0
1991 230 230 0
1992 200 200 0
1993 207 207 0
1994 216 216 0
1995 232 232 0
1996 246 246 0
1997 206 206 0
1998 198 192 6
1999 194 194 0
2000 227 227 0
2001 209 203 6
2002 227 227 0
2003 209 209 0
2004 194 194 0
2005 165 157 8
2006 152 152 0
2007 165 159 6
2008 142 142 0
2009 133 133 0
2010 137 137 0
2011 152 152 0
2012 100 100 0
2013 80 80 0
2014 86 86 0
2015 84 84 0

Fun Facts about the name Aja

  • How many people with the first name Aja have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,701 babies born with the first name Aja in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aja to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aja? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Aja first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aja is Sunday, September 27th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Aja born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aja was in 1978 with a total of 491 babies.
  • Random Aja Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aja is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Aja: Your name in reverse order is Aja. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aja? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 488 people with the last name Aja.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aja? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aja as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Aja as a first name

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Popularity of Aja as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aja U.S.
  White 34.43% 64.26%
  African American 5.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 55.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aja

People with the last name Aja are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Aja

The name "Aja" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "To drive, propel". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Aja Kong

Aja Kong is a professional wrestler. Aja was born in 1970 as Erika Shishido.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Aja

Aja Metoyer
Aja Naomi King
Aja Cion
Aja Dang
Aja Graydon
Aja Monet
Aja Steely Dan
Aja Volkman
Aja Brown
Aja Evans

Notable Persons With the Last Name Aja

Alexandre Aja

Alexandre Aja is a film director, film producer, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Alexandre was born in 1978 as Alexandre Jouan-Arcady in Paris, France.

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What does the name Aja mean?

Ais for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Jis for jolly, the fun side!

Ais for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

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