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 Jiraiya

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  • According to a user from Florida, United States, the name Jiraiya is of Japanese origin and means "Young Thunder".

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Alt. Meaning

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

Notable Persons Named Jiraiya

Jiraiya is an animanga character.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Jiraiya

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Where is the name Jiraiya popular?

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Popularity of Jiraiya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jiraiya

  • How Popular is the name Jiraiya? Jiraiya is the 18,137th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jiraiya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 417 babies born with the first name Jiraiya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jiraiya to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jiraiya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2007 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Jiraiya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jiraiya was in 2017 with a total of 88 babies.
  • Random Jiraiya Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jiraiya is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Jiraiya: Your name in reverse order is Ayiarij. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iyjaira. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jiraiya born Jul 15, 1938

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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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