Anjali

Anjali - A very unique female name



  Aug 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Anjali, meaning gift, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1970 on position #2656. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Anjali and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Anjali? 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 Anjali. The baby girl name Anjali was given to 131 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1269 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 10,788 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Anjali peaked in popularity 17 years ago in 2002 on position 916.



Famous with this name

Anjali Rao
Anjali Varadarajan
Anjali P. Nair


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Anjali is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Anjali is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #453 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,561.

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 Anjali is where you live.


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Anjali origin and meaning

Anjali is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means gift. To see famous people named Anjali, pop culture references for the name Anjali and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Anjali

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

Angela / Angelina / Angel / Angelica / Angeline / Angelique / Angelia / Ainsley / Angelita / Ansley /

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
20121269
20111211
20101164
20091058
20081052
20071060
2006980
2005963
20041044
2003997
2002916
2001936
2000920
1999949
19981474
19971602
19961562
19951737
19942114
19931927
19921924
19914177
19903157
19892224
19882048
19872904
19863460
19851897
19842073
19831772
19822086
19812145
19802419
19791722
19782947
19772697
19752780
19742659
19732431
19702656

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey453
Connecticut537
New York734
Pennsylvania906
Illinois916
Massachusetts916
Florida985
Virginia1160
California1249
Georgia1297
Texas1561

Even more about Anjali


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 Anjali 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 Anjali?

3 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
2002
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Anjali
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 10,788
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1970
2012 births +131

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