What does Deja mean?
Deja [de-ja] 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.
Associated with: greek.
(female) Dema, Desja, ..
(male) Deda, Deta, ..
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 history of Deja for girls. Deja entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #182 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is presently at #1695. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Dejah, Deyanira, Dajah, Daija, Daijah and Dacia are the prominent alternative forms of Deja (#1695 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Deja reached its apex 2 decades ago (usage of 0.1%) and is now much lower.
Deja▼ is alike in pronunciation to Dosia. Other recommended names are Aja, Anja, Baja, Dada, Daena, Dama, Dana▼, Dara▼, Daya, De-, Dea, Deana▼, Deb, Debra▼, Debs, Decca, Decia, Decka, Dede, Dedra, Dee▼, Deena▼, Dejana, Deka, Del, Dela, Delfa, Delia▼, Dell, Delma▼, Delta, Delya, Demi▲, Demia, Dena▼, Denae, Denah, Denay, Dene, Deni, Denia, Denna, Deon, Deona, Deora, Desma, Dessa, Detta, Deva, Devan▼, Devi, Devra, Dila, Dina▼, Dita, Diza, Doda, Dola, Dona▼, Dora▼, Dova, Drea, Dreda, Drena, Duena, Duna, Dusa, Dyna, Fenja, Maeja, Maja, Moja, Raja and Taja. These names tend to be less frequently used than Deja.See names in meaning and etymology.