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148
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Sanjay

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 8 0 8
1963 8 0 8
1964 7 0 7
1965 14 0 14
1966 18 0 18
1967 21 0 21
1968 24 0 24
1969 37 0 37
1970 34 0 34
1971 41 0 41
1972 27 0 27
1973 47 0 47
1974 58 0 58
1975 39 0 39
1976 38 0 38
1977 42 0 42
1978 35 0 35
1979 31 0 31
1980 35 0 35
1981 47 0 47
1982 46 0 46
1983 30 0 30
1984 28 0 28
1985 28 0 28
1986 30 0 30
1987 25 0 25
1988 25 0 25
1989 17 0 17
1990 35 0 35
1991 27 0 27
1992 33 0 33
1993 42 0 42
1994 40 0 40
1995 39 0 39
1996 42 0 42
1997 37 0 37
1998 42 0 42
1999 46 0 46
2000 58 0 58
2001 48 0 48
2002 48 0 48
2003 65 0 65
2004 69 0 69
2005 61 0 61
2006 90 0 90
2007 73 0 73
2008 87 0 87
2009 86 0 86
2010 87 0 87
2011 71 0 71
2012 60 0 60
2013 71 0 71
2014 58 0 58
2015 76 0 76

Fun Facts about the name Sanjay

  • How many people with the first name Sanjay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,331 babies born with the first name Sanjay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sanjay to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sanjay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Sanjay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sanjay is Saturday, February 10th, 1951.
  • What year had the most people named Sanjay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sanjay was in 2006 with a total of 90 babies.
  • Random Sanjay Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sanjay 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 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Sanjay: Your name in reverse order is Yajnas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anyajs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sanjay? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 148 people with the last name Sanjay.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sanjay? Sanjay is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Popularity of Sanjay as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sanjay U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 93.24% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sanjay

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Sanjay

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

  1. A male given name used in India.

Notable Persons With the Name Sanjay

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt is a film actor, film producer, comedian, politician, and television presenter. He was most active from 1972 to 1972. Sanjay was given the name Sanjay Balraj Dutt by his parents Sunil Dutt and Nargis on July 29th, 1959 in Mumbai.

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is a film director, producer, screenwriter, music director, and television producer. Sanjay was born in 1963 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Sanjay Gandhi

Sanjay Gandhi was a for Amethi, Member of Indian Parliament, forAmethi, and Lok Sabha. Sanjay was born on December 14th, 1946 in New Delhi. He died on June 23rd, 1980.

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Sanjay Mishra

Sanjay Mishra is an actor and director. His ongoing career started in 1991. Sanjay was born on October 6th, 1963 in Patna.

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Sanjay Khan

Sanjay Khan is a noteworthy individual. He was most active from 1964 to 2005. Sanjay was given the name Abbas ali Khan on January 3rd, 1941 in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India.

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Sanjay Kapoor

Sanjay Kapoor is an actor/producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Sanjay was born as the child of Surinder Kapoor in Chembur Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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  • Sanjay Gupta
    (director)
  • Sanjay Kumar
    (military person)
  • Sanjay Suri
    (actor)
  • Sanjay Chandra
    (famed individual)
  • Sanjay Bangar
    (cricketer)
  • Sanjay Subrahmanyan
    (musician)
  • Sanjay Thumma
    (influential person)
  • Sanjay Gadhvi
    (film director)
  • Sanjay Narvekar
    (actor)
  • Sanjay Mishra
    (musician)
  • Sanjay Joshi
    (politician)
  • Sanjay Nirupam
    (Ex-Member of Parliament)
  • Sanjay Patel
    (noteworthy individual)
  • Sanjay Raut
    (Member of Parliament)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sanjay

Sanjay Reddy

Sanjay Reddy is a film actor, media professional, producer, and actor. He has been prominent since 2003. Sanjay was given the name Sanjay on June 29th, 1968 in Hyderabad. Sanjay is also known as Sanjay.

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Sanjay Surkar

Sanjay Surkar was a director. Sanjay was given the name Sanjay on August 19th, 1959 in Deoli, Wardha, Maharashtra. He breathed his last breath on September 27th, 2012.

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B P Sanjay

B P Sanjay is a famous person.

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What does the name Sanjay mean?

Sis for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Nis for notable, distinguished are your feats

Jis for jolly, the fun side!

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

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