Suraj

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Suraj mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Suraj

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  • According to a user from India, the name Suraj is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Sun".
  • According to a user from India, the name Suraj is of Unknown origin and means "Sun".
  • A submission from India says the name Suraj means "Sun" and is of Hindi origin.
  • According to a user from India, the name Suraj is of Unknown origin and means "Gift for mother and father".
  • According to a user from India, the name Suraj is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Sun".
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Wiktionary

Hindi सूरज (sūraj, “the sun”).

  1. A male given name used by Hindus.

Notable Persons Named Suraj

Suraj Sharma is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Suraj was born on March 21st, 1993 in New Delhi.

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Suraj is a film director.

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Suraj Venjaramood is a film actor, impressionist, and impressionist (entertainment). He has had major accomplishments since 2001. Suraj was given the name Suraj Vasudevan Nair on June 30th, 1976 in Venjarammoodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

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Suraj Mal was royalty. He holds the title Maharaja of Bharatpur and Bahadur Jung. He breathed his last breath on December 25th, 1763.

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Suraj was born on January 30th, 1985 in Matara,.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Suraj

Suraj is a film director.

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Sodiq Suraj is a soccer player for the Shooting Stars SC, Prime F.C., First Bank F.C., Sunshine Stars F.C., FK Teleoptik, Kwara United F.C., Olympic Safi, Duhok SC, and Nigeria national under-20 football team. Sodiq was born on January 8th, 1988 in Osogbo.

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Ayeleso Suraj is a sports team member for the Kwara United F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 7 0 7
1976 5 0 5
1977 9 0 9
1978 7 0 7
1979 10 0 10
1980 5 0 5
1981 10 0 10
1982 9 0 9
1983 10 0 10
1984 10 0 10
1985 7 0 7
1986 9 0 9
1987 14 0 14
1988 15 0 15
1989 17 0 17
1990 18 0 18
1991 25 0 25
1992 26 0 26
1993 25 0 25
1994 32 0 32
1995 44 0 44
1996 37 0 37
1997 35 0 35
1998 36 0 36
1999 42 0 42
2000 48 0 48
2001 35 0 35
2002 45 0 45
2003 54 0 54
2004 45 0 45
2005 48 0 48
2006 28 0 28
2007 27 0 27
2008 21 0 21
2009 27 0 27
2010 20 0 20
2011 24 0 24
2012 26 0 26
2013 28 0 28
2014 13 0 13
2015 16 0 16
2016 16 0 16
2017 17 0 17

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Popularity of Suraj as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Suraj

  • How Popular is the name Suraj? Suraj is the 10,553rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Suraj have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,002 babies born with the first name Suraj in the United States. That's more than enough people named Suraj to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Suraj? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Suraj first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Suraj is Wednesday, April 7th, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Suraj born? The highest recorded use of the first name Suraj was in 2003 with a total of 54 babies.
  • Random Suraj Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Suraj is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Suraj: Your name in reverse order is Jarus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ujras. How do you pronounce that?

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