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 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).
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).