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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ajay

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  • A submission from Netherlands says the name Ajay means "Invincible" and is of Sanskrit origin.
  • A user from Australia says the name Ajay is of Hindi origin and means "Invincible".
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Wiktionary

From Sanskrit, related to the word अजय (ajaya, “victorious; undefeatable”). Traditionally, this was used to wish Kings before they went for war. "Ajeya Bhava" meant "Be Victorious".

  1. A male given name.
  2. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Ajay

Ajay Devgan is a film actor, director, and producer. Ajay was given the name Vishal Veeru Devgan by their parent Veeru Devgan on April 2nd, 1969 in New Delhi, India. Ajay is also known as Ajay Devgn.

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Sunny Deol is an actor, director, and producer. His ongoing career started in 1983. Sunny was given the name Ajay Singh Deol by his parent Dharmendra on October 19th, 1956 in Sahnewal, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

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Ajay Jadeja is a cricketer. Ajay was born on July 31st, 1971 in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India.

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Ajay Naidu is an actor. He was most prominent from 1985 to present. Ajay was given the name Ajay Kalahastri Naidu on February 12th, 1972 in Evanston, Illinois, U.S.

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Ajay is an actor. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Ajay was born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Ajay V. Bhatt is a chief client platform architect at intel, intel, and chief client platform architect atintel. Ajay was born in 1957 in India.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ajay

Ajay is an actor. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Ajay was born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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R. was born in 20. He breathed his last breath on July 23rd, 2011.

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Abe was born in 1919. He breathed his last breath in 1998.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 5 0 5
1965 7 0 7
1966 6 0 6
1967 7 0 7
1968 14 0 14
1969 18 0 18
1970 20 0 20
1971 17 0 17
1972 19 0 19
1973 27 0 27
1974 31 0 31
1975 29 0 29
1976 25 0 25
1977 24 0 24
1978 35 0 35
1979 39 0 39
1980 33 0 33
1981 42 0 42
1982 39 0 39
1983 55 0 55
1984 61 0 61
1985 48 0 48
1986 61 0 61
1987 51 0 51
1988 48 0 48
1989 46 0 46
1990 47 0 47
1991 42 0 42
1992 53 0 53
1993 61 0 61
1994 59 0 59
1995 74 0 74
1996 79 0 79
1997 75 0 75
1998 98 0 98
1999 104 0 104
2000 106 0 106
2001 143 0 143
2002 152 0 152
2003 157 0 157
2004 136 0 136
2005 152 0 152
2006 156 0 156
2007 149 0 149
2008 155 0 155
2009 142 0 142
2010 141 0 141
2011 158 0 158
2012 128 0 128
2013 137 5 132
2014 130 0 130
2015 119 0 119
2016 87 0 87
2017 106 0 106

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Popularity of Ajay as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ajay U.S.
  White 32.77% 64.26%
  African American 6.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 57.14% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ajay

People with the last name Ajay are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ajay

  • How Popular is the name Ajay? Ajay is the 4,390th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ajay was the 140,157th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ajay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,953 babies born with the first name Ajay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ajay to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ajay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ajay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ajay is Friday, April 20th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Ajay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ajay was in 2011 with a total of 158 babies.
  • Random Ajay Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ajay is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Ajay: Your name in reverse order is Yaja. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jaay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ajay? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 119 people with the last name Ajay.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ajay? Ajay is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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