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 Alaja

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  • According to a user from New Jersey, United States, the name Alaja is of Unknown origin and means "Different unique".

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Alt. Meaning

A is for action, something to take now

L is for luster, your shine.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alaja

Pertti Alaja is a soccer player for the Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi, FC Haka, Oulun Työväen Palloilijat, Ikast FS, Edmonton Drillers (1979–82), Malmö FF, and Finland national football team. Pertti was born on February 18th, 1952 in Helsinki.


Fun Facts about the name Alaja

  • How Popular is the name Alaja? Alaja is the 29,450th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alaja have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 165 babies born with the first name Alaja in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alaja 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 Alaja? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Alaja born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alaja was in 2005 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Alaja: Your name in reverse order is Ajala. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaajl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alaja born Feb 10, 2012

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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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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