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 Anuja

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from India says the name Anuja means "Younger sister" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Anuja is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Girl with the beauty of a pure heart".
  • According to a user from India, the name Anuja is of English origin and means "Young sisters".
  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Anuja means "Younger sister" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from India says the name Anuja is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Sister".

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Alt. Meaning

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

U is for unite, you bring people together.

J is for jolly, the fun side!

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

Notable Persons Named Anuja

Anuja Sathe is an actor and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2010. Anuja was born Anuja Sathe on October 8th, 1987 in Pune, India.


Anuja Chauhan is a writer. Anuja was born in 1970 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.


Anuja Iyer is an actress, model, and columnist. She was most prominent from 2007 to present. Anuja was born in Chennai.


Anuja was born on June 28th, 1992 in Kolhapur.



Fun Facts about the name Anuja

  • How Popular is the name Anuja? Anuja is the 33,845th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anuja have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 121 babies born with the first name Anuja in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anuja 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 Anuja? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Anuja born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anuja was in 2000 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Anuja: Your name in reverse order is Ajuna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ajnau. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.