Ranjit

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154
in the U.S.
since 1880
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234
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ranjit

"Ranjit" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Victorious in battle". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Ranjit

Ranjit Bawa is a bhangra, punjabi folk music, bhangra (music), and folk music singing and actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2012. Ranjit was given the name Ranjit Singh on February 15th, 1989 in Gurdaspur.

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He was most active from 1970 to 2015. Ranjit was born on September 28th, 1944 in Kolkata.

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Common last names for Ranjit

  • Singh
  • Kaur
  • Gill

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ranjit U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 2.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 89.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ranjit

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ranjit

  • How Popular is the name Ranjit? Ranjit is the 29,988th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ranjit was the 80,926th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ranjit have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154 babies born with the first name Ranjit in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ranjit 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 Ranjit? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ranjit first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ranjit is Thursday, January 2nd, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Ranjit born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ranjit was in 1980 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Ranjit Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ranjit is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Ranjit: Your name in reverse order is Tijnar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jirtna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ranjit? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 234 people with the last name Ranjit.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ranjit? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ranjit as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m 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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