Ajani

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
304
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ajani

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  • A submission from New Jersey, United States says the name Ajani means "The Victor ; He who fights for what is his" and is of African origin.
  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Ajani is of African origin and means "He who fights for his own".
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Notable Persons Named Ajani

Ajani Ibrahim is a sports team member for the Shooting Stars SC.

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Ajani Millard is an athlete for the Garden Hotspurs FC.

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Ajani Stapleton is an athlete for the Caribbean Selects.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ajani

Raju Shreshtha is an actor. Raju was given the name Fahim Ajani on August 15th, 1967. Raju is also known as Master Raju and Fahim Ajani.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 6 0 6
1976 9 0 9
1977 10 0 10
1978 8 0 8
1979 21 6 15
1981 16 5 11
1982 13 0 13
1983 10 0 10
1984 5 0 5
1985 5 0 5
1987 7 0 7
1988 13 0 13
1989 11 0 11
1990 12 0 12
1991 18 0 18
1992 22 0 22
1993 14 0 14
1994 21 0 21
1995 27 7 20
1996 30 6 24
1997 47 8 39
1998 44 12 32
1999 50 13 37
2000 75 14 61
2001 89 13 76
2002 107 12 95
2003 112 10 102
2004 120 11 109
2005 98 10 88
2006 114 11 103
2007 109 8 101
2008 105 9 96
2009 82 0 82
2010 67 5 62
2011 58 0 58
2012 64 5 59
2013 61 5 56
2014 46 7 39
2015 46 0 46
2016 38 5 33
2017 51 0 51

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Popularity of Ajani as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ajani U.S.
  White 4.28% 64.26%
  African American 38.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 52.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ajani

People with the last name Ajani are most frequently African American or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ajani

  • How Popular is the name Ajani? Ajani is the 7,106th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ajani was the 65,244th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ajani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,861 babies born with the first name Ajani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ajani to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ajani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ajani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ajani is Monday, May 30th, 1960.
  • What year had the most people named Ajani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ajani was in 2004 with a total of 109 babies.
  • Random Ajani Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ajani is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Ajani: Your name in reverse order is Inaja. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ianja. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ajani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 304 people with the last name Ajani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ajani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ajani as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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