Teja

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644
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since 1880
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191
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Teja

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     Indian (Sanskrit)
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     Mexican
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     Hindu
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     Hebrew
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User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Massachusetts, United States, the name Teja is of Mexican origin and means "Roof tile".
  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Teja is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Brilliance".
  • According to a user from India, the name Teja means "Charm and Glow".
  • A submission from Slovenia says the name Teja means "Gift of god".
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Notable Persons Named Teja

Teja is a film director, producer, screenwriter, distributor, exhibitor, and entrepreneur.His ongoing career started in 1985. Teja was given the name Dharma Teja on February 22nd, 1966 in Chennai. Teja is also known as Dharma Teja.

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Teja Paku Alam is a soccer player for the Sriwijaya FC. Teja was born on September 14th, 1994 in Indonesia.

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Teja was born on June 29th, 1980 in Ljubljana.

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Teja was given the name Tej Ram on June 2nd, 1894 in Adiala village, Rawalpindi district, British Punjab. He left this life on January 10th, 1958.

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He passed away in 1975.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Teja

Ravi Teja is an actor, singing, and singer. He was most active from 1990 to present. Ravi was given the name Ravi Shankar Raju Bhupatiraju on January 26th, 1968 in Jaggampeta, Andhra Pradesh, India. Ravi is also known as MassMaharRaja and Andhra Amitabh.

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Teja is a film director, producer, screenwriter, distributor, exhibitor, and entrepreneur.His ongoing career started in 1985. Teja was given the name Dharma Teja on February 22nd, 1966 in Chennai. Teja is also known as Dharma Teja.

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Suddala Ashok Teja is a poet and lyricist. Suddala was born Suddala Ashok Teja on May 16th, 1954 in Nalgonda, Hyderabad State, India.

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Amitov Teja is an actor and screenwriter. He has been prominent since 2000. Amitov was born as the child of Teja (film director) on November 16th, 1995 in Mumbai, India.

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Dwaraka was born on September 5th, 1987 in Kakinada.

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Mihai Teja is a soccer player for the FC Universitatea Cluj and FC Steaua București. Mihai was born on September 22nd, 1978 in Bucharest.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1978 7 7 0
1985 7 7 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 9 9 0
1989 10 10 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 13 13 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 17 17 0
1995 21 21 0
1996 22 22 0
1997 33 33 0
1998 40 33 7
1999 40 27 13
2000 29 22 7
2001 34 29 5
2002 84 75 9
2003 55 48 7
2004 38 38 0
2005 17 17 0
2006 20 14 6
2007 26 18 8
2008 17 11 6
2009 18 13 5
2010 10 10 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 6 6 0
2013 6 6 0
2015 7 7 0
2016 5 5 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Teja

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Teja as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Teja U.S.
  White 36.65% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 28.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 31.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Teja

People with the last name Teja are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Teja

  • How Popular is the name Teja? Teja is the 13,920th most popular name of all time. As a last name Teja was the 95,545th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Teja have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 644 babies born with the first name Teja in the United States. That's more than enough people named Teja to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Teja? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Teja first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Teja is Wednesday, March 12th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Teja born? The highest recorded use of the first name Teja was in 2002 with a total of 75 babies.
  • Random Teja Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Teja is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Teja: Your name in reverse order is Ajet. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ejta. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Teja? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 191 people with the last name Teja.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Teja? Teja is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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