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First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010

Pooja

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 8 8 0
1977 15 15 0
1978 19 19 0
1979 26 26 0
1980 20 20 0
1981 27 27 0
1982 26 26 0
1983 32 32 0
1984 43 43 0
1985 41 41 0
1986 39 39 0
1987 45 45 0
1988 47 47 0
1989 49 49 0
1990 56 56 0
1991 77 77 0
1992 104 104 0
1993 94 94 0
1994 100 100 0
1995 91 91 0
1996 113 113 0
1997 117 117 0
1998 91 91 0
1999 114 114 0
2000 78 78 0
2001 68 68 0
2002 71 71 0
2003 70 70 0
2004 53 53 0
2005 56 56 0
2006 35 35 0
2007 27 27 0
2008 27 27 0
2009 16 16 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 15 15 0
2012 8 8 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 5 5 0

Fun Facts about the name Pooja

  • How many people with the first name Pooja have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,962 babies born with the first name Pooja in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pooja to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pooja? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Pooja first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pooja is Friday, January 1st, 1960.
  • What year had the most people named Pooja born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pooja was in 1997 with a total of 117 babies.
  • Random Pooja Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pooja is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Pooja: Your name in reverse order is Ajoop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aoopj. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Pooja as a first name

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Pooja

The name "Pooja" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Prayer". It's a name commonly given to girls.

From Sanskrit पूजा (pūjā, “worship”).

  1. A form of worship in south Asia; a religious ceremony.

Other Inspirations for the Name Pooja

Pooja Batra
Pooja Bedi
Pooja Bhatt
Pooja Chandrashekar
Pooja Deol
Pooja Hegde
Pooja Kumar
Pooja Mandir
Pooja Mishra
Pooja Sankar
Pooja Sharma

What does the name Pooja mean?

Pis for passion, your fire!

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Ois for organized, you always know where things are

Jis for joy, that you always bring.

Ais for angelic, a truly pure heart

Past life for Pooja born Oct 25, 1933

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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 Mexico approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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