What does Deja mean?
Deja /de-ja/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' 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.
How popular is Deja?
Deja is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3895 out of 4276, Top 91%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#51809 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Deja for girls. Deja entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #182 in the U.S. in the year 1996, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Deyanira, Dejah, Daijah and Daija are the prominent alternative forms of Deja rated in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its apex in the year 1999 (usage of 0.2368%) and is now much lower, with the versions Deja and Dejah becoming less fashionable. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Deja and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)