Trajan 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 Trajan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Trajan

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Michigan, U.S., the name Trajan is of Arabic origin and means "the Muslim gin who came to save the day".
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International Interest
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Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Roman Emperor and adoptive son of Nerva; extended the Roman Empire to the east and conducted an extensive program of building (53-117)

Notable Persons Named Trajan

Notable Persons Named Trajan

Trajan Langdon

Trajan Langdon is a basketball player for the Benetton Treviso, Efes Pilsen, Dynamo Moscow, Cleveland Cavaliers, and PBC CSKA Moscow. He was most prominent from 1999 to 2011. Trajan was born on May 13th, 1976 in Palo Alto, California.

Trajan The Patrician


Fun Facts about the name Trajan

  • How Popular is the name Trajan? Trajan is the 13,249th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Trajan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 733 babies born with the first name Trajan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Trajan 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 Trajan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Trajan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Trajan is Monday, May 17th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Trajan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Trajan was in 1999 with a total of 141 babies.
  • Random Trajan Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Trajan is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Trajan: The name spelled backwards is Najart. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Anratj. How do you pronounce that?
  • Trajan name meaning

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