First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ajit

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Ajit means "Calm,understanding" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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Alt. Meaning

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

Notable Persons Named Ajit

Ajit Kumar Doval is a 5th National Security Adviser of India, Director of Intelligence Bureau, and Director of Intelligence Bureau (India). Ajit was born on January 20th, 1945 in Ghiri Banelsyun, Pauri Garhwal, United Provinces, British India.


Ajit Varadaraj Pai is a Federal Communications Commissioner. Ajit was born on January 10th, 1973 in Buffalo, New York, U.S.


Ajit Khan was an actor. Ajit was given the name Hamid Ali Khan on January 27th, 1922 in Golkonda. He left this life on October 21st, 1998.


Ajit Agarkar is a cricketer. Ajit was born on December 4th, 1977 in Mumbai.


Ajit Balakrishnan is a chairman & ceo of,, and chairman & ceo


Ajit Wadekar is a cricketer. Ajit was born on April 1st, 1941 in Bombay, India now .


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ajit

Aishwarya Ajit is an anchor. Aishwarya is also known as Ash.


Common last names for Ajit

  • Singh

Fun Facts about the name Ajit

  • How Popular is the name Ajit? Ajit is the 23,721st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ajit have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 255 babies born with the first name Ajit in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ajit to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ajit? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ajit first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ajit is Thursday, February 6th, 1913.
  • What year had the most people named Ajit born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ajit was in 2010 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Ajit Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ajit is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Ajit: Your name in reverse order is Tija. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aitj. 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).
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