Raji name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Raji mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Raji

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from India, the name Raji is of Hindi / Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Shining".
  2. A user from Singapore says the name Raji is of German origin and means "Raji,, reji, Reggie, reg, reginold all same. Meaning king".
  3. A user from California, U.S. says the name Raji is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "King , Queen, Royal".
  4. According to a user from Washington, U.S., the name Raji is of Arabic origin and means "Pleading to God".
  5. According to a user from India, the name Raji means "Giving up power or resigning".
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Notable Persons Named Raji

Notable Persons Named Raji

Raji James

Raji James is a film & tv actor, podcast co-host, club night promotor., actor, podcast, film & tvactor, and podcastco-host. His most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to 1988. Raji was given the name Rajesh Kumar Jhanji on February 24th, 1970 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.

Raji Arasu

Raji Alagbe Rasaki

Raji Alagbe Rasaki is a Military Governor of Ogun State, Military Governor of Ondo State, Military Governor of Lagos State, MilitaryGovernor of Ogun State, MilitaryGovernor of Ondo State, and MilitaryGovernor of Lagos State. Raji was born on January 7th, 1947 in Ibadan.

Raji Abdel-Aati

Raji Lateef

Raji Lateef is an athlete for the Crown F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Raji

Notable Persons With the Last Name Raji

B. J. Raji

B. J. Raji is a football player. He was most prominent from 2009 to present. B. was born on July 11th, 1986 in New York City.

Azita Raji

Azita Raji is a United States Ambassador to Sweden. Azita was born on September 29th, 1961 in Tehran.

Toyin Raji

Toyin Raji is an actor. She holds the title 1995 and Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria. Toyin was given the name Toyin Enitan Raji .

Corey Raji

Corey Raji is an athlete for the BBC Etzella Ettelbruck and UJAP Quimper 29. He has had major accomplishments since 2011. Corey was born on November 7th, 1988 in Washington Township, Bergen County, New Jersey.

Remi Raji

Remi was born in 1961.

Rasheed Adisa Raji

Rasheed Adisa Raji is a Military Administrator of Bauchi State and Military Administrator of Sokoto State. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to 1996.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Raji U.S.
  White 27.73% 64.26%
  African American 52.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Raji

People with the last name Raji are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Raji

  • How Popular is the name Raji? Raji is the 34,352nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Raji was the 49,723rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Raji have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 125 babies born with the first name Raji in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raji to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raji? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Raji first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raji is Wednesday, July 1st, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Raji born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raji was in 1968 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Raji: The name spelled backwards is Ijar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Riaj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Raji? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 422 people with the last name Raji.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Raji? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Raji as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Raji name meaning

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