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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chaja

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  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Chaja is of Unknown origin and means "Will not fall for it. Straightforward as that. And Darksiders two.".
Other origins: Polish

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cha"ja
The crested screamer of Brazil (Palamedea chavariasyn.Chauna chavaria), so called in imitation of its notes; -- called also chauna, and faithful kamichi. It is often domesticated and is useful in guarding other poultry. See Kamichi.

Etymology: Native name

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Largest crested screamer; native to southern Brazil and Argentina

Native Brazilian name, imitative of its notes.

  1. A Brazilian bird, the crested screamer, often domesticated and used to guard poultry.

Notable Persons Named Chaja

Helena was given the name Chaja Rubinstein on December 25th, 1872 in Kraków. Helena is also known as Princess Gourielli. She left this life on April 1st, 1965.


Fun Facts about the name Chaja

  • When was the first name Chaja first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Chaja is Tuesday, September 10th, 1878.
  • How unique is the name Chaja? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Chaja. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Chaja: Your name in reverse order is Ajahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cjaha. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Chaja born Jul 17, 1963

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 1775. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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