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Raja

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 7 0 7
1970 8 0 8
1971 6 0 6
1972 5 0 5
1973 5 0 5
1975 12 5 7
1976 23 9 14
1977 21 6 15
1978 15 6 9
1979 13 5 8
1980 19 6 13
1981 6 0 6
1982 20 6 14
1983 11 0 11
1984 8 0 8
1985 7 0 7
1986 14 0 14
1987 15 0 15
1988 19 7 12
1989 9 0 9
1990 13 5 8
1991 18 7 11
1992 18 6 12
1993 23 5 18
1994 32 11 21
1995 30 18 12
1996 31 11 20
1997 31 13 18
1998 38 20 18
1999 37 20 17
2000 30 14 16
2001 53 17 36
2002 40 16 24
2003 31 11 20
2004 34 17 17
2005 15 0 15
2006 46 18 28
2007 39 11 28
2008 35 6 29
2009 42 14 28
2010 16 0 16
2011 31 9 22
2012 30 10 20
2013 25 6 19
2014 20 7 13
2015 23 8 15

Want to know about the popularity of the Raja baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,024 babies born with the name Raja in the United States. That's more than enough Rajas to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Raja" was in 2001 with a total of 36 babies.

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Raja" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of only 53 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Raja popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Raja" mean? The list below shows the origins of Raja as well as things modernly associated with the name Raja such as celebrities named Raja.

Origin and Meaning of Raja

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Ra"ja
Same as Rajah.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Type genus of the family Rajidae
  2. A prince or king in India

Raja Bell

Raja Bell is an infobox basketball biography. Raja was born in 1976 in Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Raja Gosnell

Raja Gosnell is a film director and film editor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Raja was born in 1958 as Raja Raymond Gosnell in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Raja

Raja Ampat
Raja Yoga
Raja Casablanca
Raja Gemini
Raja Krishnamoorthi
Raja Natwarlal
Raja Rani
Raja Rani Movie
Raja Ravi Varma

Alternative Meanings

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Ajar". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jraa". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Raja born Feb 10, 1960

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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 Yukon approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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