Raj

Raj - A very unique male name



  Jul 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Raj appeared on the charts for the first time in 1970 on position #1912. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Raj and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Raj? 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 Raj. The baby boy name Raj was given to 9 baby boys in 2012, ranking #3133 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 182,340 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Raj peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2003 on position 1331.



Famous with this name

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Prakash Raj
Raj Anadkat


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Raj is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Raj is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,290 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,290.

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 Raj is where you live.


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Raj origin and meaning

Raj is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Raj, pop culture references for the name Raj and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Raj

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

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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
20123133
20113080
20102906
20093131
20072702
20051854
20041642
20031331
20021724
20011568
20001361
19991819
19981447
19971574
19961402
19951905
19941941
19932099
19921511
19911442
19901426
19892301
19882030
19871791
19861717
19841669
19832189
19822504
19812137
19802098
19782260
19772202
19751879
19701912

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1290

Even more about Raj


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 Raj 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Raj?

1 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
2003
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Raj
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 182,340
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1970
2012 births +9

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