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Rajan

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948
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rajan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Rajan

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

Notable Persons Named Rajan

Rajan was born in 1947. He died in 1995.

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Rajan Raheja is a chairman of rajan raheja group. Rajan was given the name Rajan Biharilal Raheja on June 17th, 1954.

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Rajan P. Dev was a stage and film actor and film director. He was most active from 1980 to 2009. Rajan was born on May 29th, 1951 in Cherthala, Travancore Cochin, India. He died on July 29th, 2009.

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Jimmi was given the name Rajan Harkishindas in 1965 in Paris.

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Rajan Madhav is a director and screen writer. Rajan was given the name Rajan Babu Raveendran on May 31st, 1975 in Chennai, India.

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Rajan was born in 1960.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rajan

Raghuram Rajan is an office holder. Raghuram was born on February 3rd, 1963 in Bhopal.

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Chhota Rajan is a smuggling and gangster.

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Ritesh Rajan is an actor. Ritesh was born on October 23rd, 1988 in White Plains, New York, U.S.

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K. was born on April 26th, 1959 in Villampatti, Sivakasi, India.

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Shakti Soundar Rajan is a film director and screenwriter. His ongoing career started in 2010.

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Bada Rajan was a gangster, criminal, racketeer, and racket (crime). He died on September 21st, 1983.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 5 0 5
1967 8 0 8
1969 7 0 7
1970 9 0 9
1971 7 0 7
1972 14 0 14
1973 13 0 13
1974 14 0 14
1975 9 0 9
1976 11 0 11
1977 14 0 14
1978 16 0 16
1979 14 0 14
1980 18 0 18
1981 22 0 22
1982 18 0 18
1983 16 0 16
1984 18 0 18
1985 15 0 15
1986 18 0 18
1987 13 0 13
1988 15 0 15
1989 16 0 16
1990 19 0 19
1991 17 0 17
1992 21 0 21
1993 21 0 21
1994 26 0 26
1995 26 0 26
1996 21 0 21
1997 28 0 28
1998 29 0 29
1999 28 0 28
2000 21 0 21
2001 18 0 18
2002 29 0 29
2003 24 0 24
2004 28 0 28
2005 27 0 27
2006 27 0 27
2007 35 0 35
2008 26 0 26
2009 31 0 31
2010 17 0 17
2011 27 0 27
2012 19 0 19
2013 27 0 27
2014 14 0 14
2015 14 0 14
2016 18 0 18

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Popularity of Rajan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rajan U.S.
  White 3.17% 64.26%
  African American 0.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 92.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.40% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rajan

People with the last name Rajan are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Rajan

  • How Popular is the name Rajan? Rajan is the 10,758th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rajan was the 14,893rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rajan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 948 babies born with the first name Rajan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rajan to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rajan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rajan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rajan is Tuesday, August 23rd, 1921.
  • What year had the most people named Rajan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rajan was in 2007 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Rajan Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rajan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Rajan: Your name in reverse order is Najar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Janra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rajan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,987 people with the last name Rajan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rajan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rajan as their last name since less than 1 person in 149k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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