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

What does the name Sanjana mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Sanjana

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  • A submission from South Africa says the name Sanjana means "Gentle" and is of Hindu origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Sanjana means "Gentle" and is of Hindu origin.
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Alt. Meaning

S is for strength, there when needed.

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

J is for jolly, the fun side!

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Notable Persons Named Sanjana

Sanjana Kapoor is an actor and theatre personality.


Sanjana Singh is an actor and film actress. She was most active from 2009 to present. Sanjana was born on February 23rd, 1986 in Mumbai, India.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sanjana

Sandhya Sanjana is a jazz fusion, jazz, and indian classical music musician. She was most prominent from 1980 to present.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1990 5 5 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 16 16 0
1994 13 13 0
1995 25 25 0
1996 33 33 0
1997 26 26 0
1998 43 43 0
1999 72 72 0
2000 111 111 0
2001 128 128 0
2002 143 143 0
2003 168 168 0
2004 150 150 0
2005 131 131 0
2006 155 155 0
2007 118 118 0
2008 109 109 0
2009 123 123 0
2010 108 108 0
2011 83 83 0
2012 74 74 0
2013 75 75 0
2014 52 52 0
2015 51 51 0
2016 31 31 0
2017 33 33 0

Where is the name Sanjana popular?

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Popularity of Sanjana as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Sanjana

  • How Popular is the name Sanjana? Sanjana is the 6,606th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sanjana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,089 babies born with the first name Sanjana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sanjana 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 Sanjana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sanjana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sanjana is Thursday, August 4th, 1966.
  • What year had the most people named Sanjana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sanjana was in 2003 with a total of 168 babies.
  • Random Sanjana Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sanjana is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Sanjana: Your name in reverse order is Anajnas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Snaanja. How do you pronounce that?

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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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