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Meaning and name origin

Deja \d(e)-ja\ as a girl's name is pronounced DAY-hah. It is of French and Spanish origin, and the meaning of Deja is "already, remembrance". Use of the French "déjà vu" (DAY-zhah). Also short form of Dejanira, from the Greek name Deianeira, the wife of Hercules.


Deja has 13 variant forms: Dacia, Daija, Daijah, Dajah, Deianeira, Deija, Deijah, Dejah, Dejanae, Dejanee, Dejanique, Dejanira and Deyanira.


Deja is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3895 out of 4276, Top 91%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#86158 out of 88799, Top 97%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Deja for girls. Deja reached its highest rank of #182 in the U.S. in 1996. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deja name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deja outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Deja and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Deyanira, Dejah, Deja, Daijah and Daija. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Daija, Daijah, Deja, Dejah, Deyanira in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deja and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Dea, Decca, Decia, Decka, Deka, Dela, Dena, Dessa, Deva, Diza and Dusa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Deja.