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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dj

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  • A user from New York, United States says the name Dj is of Unknown origin and means "Loved and humble".
  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Dj means "Great leader" and is of English origin.
Other origins: French, Indian (Sanskrit), and Sanskrit

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun DJ
same as disc jockey.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A person who announces and plays popular recorded music
  2. Comment on music to be played
Wiktionary
  1. (stock symbol) Dow Jones & Company
  2. Abbreviation of disc jockey.
  3. Abbreviation of deejay.
  4. Abbreviation of dinner jacket.

DJ was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Japanese, and Polish

Notable Persons Named Dj

DJ Khaled is a hip hop music record producer and radio personality. He plays Turntablism, Keyboard instrument, and Sampler (musical instrument). He was most prominent from 1998 to present. DJ was given the name Khaled Mohamed Khaled on November 26th, 1975 in New Orleans. DJ is also known as Beat Novacane and Arab Attack.

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DJ Snake is a trap music, electronic dance music, hip hop music, and dubstep musician. He was most prominent from 2009 to present. DJ was given the name William Sami Etienn Grigahcine on June 13th, 1986 in Paris.

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DJ Qualls is an actor, film producer, model, and model (people). His career lasted from 1994 to 1994. DJ was given the name Donald Joseph Qualls on June 10th, 1978 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.

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DJ Yella is a g-funk disc jockey, record producer, and film director. He plays Keyboard instrument, Drum kit, Phonograph, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1984 to 1996. DJ was given the name Antoine Carraby on December 11th, 1967. DJ is also known as Yella.

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DJ Pauly D is a dance music television personality, disc jockey, and celebrity. He was most active from 2009 to present. DJ was given the name Paul DelVecchio on July 5th, 1980. DJ is also known as DJ Pauly D and Pauly D.

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DJ Mustard is a hip hop music, west coast hip hop, contemporary r&b, and pop music musician. He plays Reason (software), Logic Pro, FL Studio, and Music Production Center. He has had major accomplishments since 2009. DJ was given the name Dijon Isaiah McFarlane on June 5th, 1990 in Los Angeles. DJ is also known as McFarlane and Dijon Isaiah.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dj

Mr. DJ is a hip hop music, rhythm, blues, and alternative hip hop record producer, disc jockey, music executive, rapping, and singing. He was most active from 1994 to present. Mr. was given the name David Sheats .

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Titi DJ is a pop music, contemporary r&b, and soul music singer, actor, and singing. She has had major accomplishments since 1983. Titi was given the name Titi Dwi Jayati on May 27th, 1966 in Indonesia. Titi is also known as Titi DJ.

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The Unknown DJ is an electro (music), gangsta rap, and west coast hip hop musician. He has been prominent since 1984. The was given the name Andre Manuel in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

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Ruben DJ is a reggaeton and hip hop music musician. He has been prominent since 1985. Ruben was given the name Rubén Urrutia on March 6th, 1967.

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DJ is a soccer player for the PSPS Pekanbaru. DJ was born on January 15th, 1986 in Indonesia. DJ is also known as DJ.

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Uribe Dj is a radio personality, voice-over artist, radio producer, radio programmer, television personality, voice acting, broadcast programming, celebrity, and radio programmerandtelevision personality. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Uribe was given the name Álvaro Uribe on March 9th, 1973 in Cali, Colombia. Uribe is also known as Uribe Dj.

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How popular is the baby name Dj in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 6 0 6
1971 7 0 7
1972 6 0 6
1973 7 0 7
1974 11 0 11
1975 5 0 5
1977 7 0 7
1978 6 0 6
1979 10 0 10
1980 8 0 8
1981 12 0 12
1982 13 0 13
1983 9 0 9
1984 5 0 5
1985 17 0 17
1986 19 0 19
1987 16 0 16
1988 17 0 17
1989 23 0 23
1990 14 0 14
1991 22 0 22
1992 18 0 18
1993 28 6 22
1994 33 7 26
1995 23 0 23
1996 6 0 6
1997 16 0 16
1998 11 0 11
1999 18 0 18
2000 16 0 16
2001 10 0 10
2002 13 0 13
2003 12 0 12
2004 15 0 15
2005 21 0 21
2006 19 0 19
2007 18 0 18
2008 18 0 18
2009 25 0 25
2010 22 0 22
2011 24 0 24
2012 21 0 21
2013 23 0 23
2014 12 0 12
2015 13 0 13
2016 21 0 21
2017 20 0 20

Fun Facts about the name Dj

  • How Popular is the name Dj? Dj is the 13,042nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dj have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 716 babies born with the first name Dj in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dj to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dj? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dj first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dj is Sunday, March 13th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Dj born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dj was in 1994 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Dj Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dj is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Dj: Your name in reverse order is Jd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dj. 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).
  • 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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