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 Balraj

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  • A submission from India says the name Balraj means "King of power" and is of Hindu origin.
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Alt. Meaning

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

L is for life, that you live so well.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

Notable Persons Named Balraj

Sunil Dutt was an actor, producer, director, and politician. Sunil was given the name Balraj Dutt on June 6th, 1930 in Jhelum, British India,. He left this life on May 25th, 2005.


Balraj Sahni was an actor and writer. He was most prominent from 1946 to present. Balraj was given the name Yudhishthir Sahni on May 1st, 1913 in Rawalpindi. He passed away on April 13th, 1973.


Balraj Madhok is a President of Bharatiya Jana Sangh and Bharatiya Jana Sangh. Balraj was born on February 25th, 1920 in Skardu, Jammu and Kashmir.


Nishawn Bhullar is a bhangra (music) and indian pop musician. He was most active from 2010 to present. Nishawn was given the name Balraj Singh on July 21st, 1985 in India.


Balraj Puri was a journalist and writer. Balraj was born on August 5th, 1928. He left this life on August 30th, 2014.


Balraj Komal was a poet and writer. Balraj was born in 1928. He left this life in 2013.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Balraj U.S.
  White 5.84% 64.26%
  African American 8.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 81.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Balraj

People with the last name Balraj are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Balraj

  • How Popular is the name Balraj? Balraj is the 45,477th most popular name of all time. As a last name Balraj was the 125,282nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Balraj have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 56 babies born with the first name Balraj in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Balraj? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Balraj first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Balraj is Monday, January 4th, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Balraj born? The highest recorded use of the first name Balraj was in 2003 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Balraj: Your name in reverse order is Jarlab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jraalb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Balraj? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 137 people with the last name Balraj.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Balraj? Balraj is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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