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 Bahja

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Bahja means "Happiness,genourus,beautiful" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from Canada says the name Bahja means "Means Joy" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from Minnesota, United States says the name Bahja is of Arabic origin and means "Beauty".
  • A user from Washington, United States says the name Bahja is of Arabic origin and means "Happiness".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bahja

Ahmed Bahja is a soccer player for the Kawkab Marrakech, Ittihad FC, Al-Wasl F.C., Al-Nassr FC, Al-Hilal FC, Raja Casablanca, MAS Fez, and Morocco national football team. Ahmed was born on December 21st, 1970 in Marrakesh.


Soufiane Bahja is a sports team member for the Kawkab Marrakech.


Indrit Bahja is an athlete for the Golemi FC.


Fun Facts about the name Bahja

  • How Popular is the name Bahja? Bahja is the 33,503rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Bahja have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 124 babies born with the first name Bahja in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bahja 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 Bahja? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Bahja first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bahja is Saturday, April 28th, 1928.
  • What year had the most people named Bahja born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bahja was in 2017 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Bahja Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bahja is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Bahja: Your name in reverse order is Ajhab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hjaab. 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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