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Jai

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5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
153
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jai

"Jai" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Victory". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A male given name
  2. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Jai

Jai Courtney is an actor. He was most prominent from 2005 to present. Jai was given the name Jai Stephen Courtney on March 15th, 1986 in Sydney. Jai is also known as Courtney and Jai Stephen.

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Tiger Shroff is an actor and martial artist. Tiger was given the name Jai Hemant Shroff by his parents Jackie Shroff and Ayesha Dutt on March 2nd, 1990 in Mumbai.

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Jai is a film actor. He was most prominent from 2002 to present. Jai was born on April 6th, 1984 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Jai Waetford is a pop music musician. He has been prominent since 2013. Jai was born on January 25th, 1999 in Campbelltown, New South Wales.

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Jai Paul is an electronic music, rhythm, blues, and pop music musician. Jai was given the name Jai Raj Paul in 1988.

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Jai Rodriguez is an actor/musician. He was most active from 1993 to present. Jai was given the name David Jai Rodriguez on June 22nd, 1979 in Brentwood, New York, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jai

Jai is a film actor. He was most prominent from 2002 to present. Jai was born on April 6th, 1984 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Rikki Jai is a chutney soca musician. He plays Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1988. Rikki was given the name Samraj Jaimungal .

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L.P. Jai is a cricketer.

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Younes Jai is an athlete for the F.C. Copenhagen Reserves and Youth Team.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 5 5 0
1958 5 5 0
1959 7 0 7
1960 8 0 8
1962 15 7 8
1963 8 0 8
1966 10 0 10
1967 37 9 28
1968 40 12 28
1969 38 0 38
1970 15 0 15
1971 26 0 26
1972 28 0 28
1973 43 6 37
1974 44 8 36
1975 52 11 41
1976 46 0 46
1977 56 8 48
1978 49 7 42
1979 53 11 42
1980 67 8 59
1981 48 9 39
1982 35 8 27
1983 49 8 41
1984 34 16 18
1985 40 9 31
1986 37 10 27
1987 23 0 23
1988 31 6 25
1989 36 13 23
1990 40 7 33
1991 47 15 32
1992 43 7 36
1993 38 10 28
1994 65 27 38
1995 98 38 60
1996 76 24 52
1997 76 27 49
1998 130 51 79
1999 112 33 79
2000 132 35 97
2001 152 32 120
2002 170 49 121
2003 171 31 140
2004 189 32 157
2005 181 36 145
2006 198 44 154
2007 176 31 145
2008 182 42 140
2009 214 46 168
2010 188 34 154
2011 186 33 153
2012 175 33 142
2013 189 33 156
2014 231 32 199
2015 193 45 148
2016 181 42 139

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Popularity of Jai as a first name

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Popularity of Jai as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jai U.S.
  White 14.38% 64.26%
  African American 11.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 56.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 6.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jai

People with the last name Jai are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Jai

  • How Popular is the name Jai? Jai is the 3,816th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jai was the 114,424th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,818 babies born with the first name Jai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jai to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jai is Monday, February 4th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Jai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jai was in 2014 with a total of 199 babies.
  • Random Jai Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jai is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Jai: Your name in reverse order is Iaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jai? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 153 people with the last name Jai.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jai? Jai 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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