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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010



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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 7 0 7
1969 5 0 5
1970 7 0 7
1976 6 0 6
1978 11 0 11
1979 11 0 11
1980 13 0 13
1981 14 0 14
1982 13 0 13
1983 22 0 22
1984 17 0 17
1985 25 0 25
1986 24 0 24
1987 26 0 26
1988 41 0 41
1989 48 0 48
1990 64 0 64
1991 64 0 64
1992 64 0 64
1993 71 0 71
1994 85 0 85
1995 89 0 89
1996 104 0 104
1997 97 0 97
1998 131 0 131
1999 139 0 139
2000 123 0 123
2001 156 0 156
2002 166 0 166
2003 227 0 227
2004 250 0 250
2005 287 0 287
2006 298 0 298
2007 314 0 314
2008 293 0 293
2009 319 0 319
2010 377 0 377
2011 485 0 485
2012 544 0 544
2013 541 0 541
2014 650 0 650
2015 574 0 574

Fun Facts about the name Arjun

  • How many people with the first name Arjun have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,802 babies born with the first name Arjun in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arjun to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arjun? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Arjun first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arjun is Thursday, April 20th, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Arjun born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arjun was in 2014 with a total of 650 babies.
  • Random Arjun Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arjun is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 50 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Arjun: Your name in reverse order is Nujra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uanjr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arjun? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 197 people with the last name Arjun.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arjun? Arjun is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Popularity of Arjun as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arjun U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 28.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 59.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arjun

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Arjun" mean? The list below shows the origins of Arjun as well as things modernly associated with the name Arjun such as celebrities named Arjun.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Arjun

The name "Arjun" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "White, clear". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Name Arjun

Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor is an actor, assistant director, and associate producer. His ongoing career started in 2012. Arjun was born as the child of Boney Kapoor and Mona Shourie Kapoor on June 26th, 1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Arjun Rampal

Arjun Rampal is a model (people), actor, film producer, television presenter, model, producer, and television host. His career lasted from 2001 to 2001. Arjun was born on November 26th, 1972 in Jabalpur,Madhya Pradesh, India.


Arjun Sarja

Arjun Sarja is a film actor, director, producer, screenwriter, distributor, playback singer, and stunt master. He was most active from 1978 to present. Arjun was given the name Srinivasa Sarja by his parent Shakti Prasad on August 15th, 1964 in Madhugiri, Karnataka State, India. Arjun is also known as Ashok Babu.


Arjun Bijlani

Arjun Bijlani is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2004. Arjun was born Arjun Bijlani on October 31st, 1982 in Mumbai.


Arjun Janya

Arjun Janya is a film score and soundtrack musician. He was most active from 2006 to present. Arjun is also known as Arjun.


Arjun Kanungo

Arjun Kanungo is a musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Arjun was born on September 6th, 1998 in Mumbai, India.

  • Arjun Appadurai
  • Arjun
  • Arjun Singh
    (Minister of Human Resource Development)
  • Arjun Mathur
  • Arjun Chakrabarty
  • Arjun Punj
  • Arjun Vajpai
    (famous somebody)
  • Arjun Atwal
    (golf player)
  • Arjun Halappa
    (noteworthy human)
  • Arjun Sasi
    (playback singer)
  • Arjun Modhwadia
    (former leader of the opposition)
  • Arjun Sengupta
    (member of the parliament of india)
  • Arjun Karki
    (Nepali Ambassador to the United States)
  • Arjun Narasingha
    (famed human)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Arjun

Allu Arjun

Allu Arjun is an actor, film producer, model (people), dance, producer, model, and dancer. His ongoing career started in 2003. Allu was born Allu Arjun as the child of Allu Aravind in Chennai.


Sara Arjun

Sara Arjun is an actress, model, and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 2011. Sara was born on June 18th, 2005 in Mumbai.


Aishwarya Arjun

Aishwarya Arjun is an actress and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 2013. Aishwarya was born on February 10th, 1990 in Chennai.



Arjun is an actor. He was most prominent from 1985 to 1985.


A. P. Arjun

A. P. Arjun is a film director, screenwriter, and lyricist. His ongoing career started in 2006. A. was born on August 8th, 1973 in Mandya, Karnataka, India.


Narendra Singh Arjun

Narendra Singh Arjun was an office holder. He passed away on January 13th, 2006.


What does the name Arjun mean?

Ais for absolute, for you know your mind.

Ris for rapport, friends seek you.

Jis for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

Uis for upstanding, the honorable way to be

Nis for normal, step outside of the box!

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