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What does Rajan mean?

Rajan Pronunciation of Rajan [ra-jan] as a boys' name is pronounced rah-JAHN. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Rajan is "king". Raja (RAH-jah) is an Indian or Malay princely title; Raj (rahzh) means "rule".


Rajan has 3 variants: Raj, Raja and Rajah.

Creative forms:
(male) Radjan, Raljan, ..

(female) Raca, Radan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rajan Jarrod (R.J.), ..

How popular is Rajan?

Rajan is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#19028 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Rajan (outside Top 2000) is Raj. Adoption of this relation of Rajan reached its highest a decade ago. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raj in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rajan is alike in pronunciation to Reagen, Regen and Regin. Other recommended names are Aaran, Cadan, Cahan, Calan, Cavan, Dagan, Dajuan, Dalan, Daman, Daran, Eagan, Eaman, Fagan, Gahan, Galan, Garan, Gavan, Gawan, Hagan, Hakan, Hanan, Hasan, Jacan, Jahan, Jalan, Janan, Jaran, Javan, Kadan, Kagan, Kahan, Kalan, Kavan, Laban, Lavan, Naman, Natan, Orjan, Pagan, Radwan, Rafa, Rafal, Raham, Rain, Rajiv, Rama, Ramon, Ramzan, Raven, Rayman, Reagan, Regan, Rian, Roan, Roban, Rogan, Rohan, Rojay, Roman, Ronan, Rowan, Royan, Ryan, Rylan, Sagan, Sajan and Taran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rajan.

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