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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 Beja

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  • A submission from India says the name Beja means "Be joy" and is of Greek origin.

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  1. A town in Latvia.
  2. A city and district in Portugal.
  3. A town in Tunisia, often spelled Béja.
  4. An ethnic group found along the Horn of Africa.
  5. The language of the aforementioned people.

Beja was also found in the following language(s): Old Portuguese and Portuguese

Notable Persons With the Last Name Beja

Fatos Beja is a Member of the Albanian parliament and Parliament of Albania. Fatos was born on November 29th, 1948.


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Popularity of Beja as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Beja U.S.
  White 73.33% 64.26%
  African American 4.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 14.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Beja

People with the last name Beja are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Beja

  • How Popular is the name Beja? As a last name Beja was the 93,921st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Beja first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Beja is Tuesday, January 1st, 1884.
  • How unique is the name Beja? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Beja. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Beja: Your name in reverse order is Ajeb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ebja. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Beja? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 195 people with the last name Beja.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Beja? Beja is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Bejas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Beja born Oct 24, 1976

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 Thailand approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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