Aja

Aja - A very unique female name



  Aug 17,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Aja, meaning goat, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1977 on position #2937. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Aja and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Aja? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Aja. The baby girl name Aja was given to 48 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2043 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 29,443 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Aja peaked in popularity 39 years ago in 1978 on position 426.



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Aja is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Aja is currently topping the baby name charts in Virginia at position #894 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,086.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Aja is where you live.


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Aja origin and meaning

Aja is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means goat. To see famous people named Aja, pop culture references for the name Aja and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Aja

We've found the following names that sound similar to Aja, sorted by popularity.

Asia / Aisha / Asha / Ayesha / Acacia / Aysha / Ashia / Aysia / Aiko / Asya /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122043
20111445
20101617
20091583
20081719
20071406
20061435
20051461
20041213
20031086
2002961
20011042
2000949
19991037
19981028
1997977
1996813
1995822
1994859
1993901
1992941
1991913
1990921
1989925
1988891
1987970
1986879
19851041
1984809
1983706
1982713
1981687
1980589
1979529
1978426
19772937

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Virginia894
Florida981
Georgia1284
Pennsylvania1395
Ohio1408
Texas2829
California3086

Even more about Aja


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Aja a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Aja?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1978
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Aja
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 29,443
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1977
2012 births +48

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