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What does Vijay mean?

Vijay Pronunciation of Vijay [vi-jay] as a boys' name is pronounced VEE-jay. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Vijay is "conquering".


Vijay has 3 variants: Bijay, Veejay and Vijun.

Creative forms:
(male) Vigjay, Viljay, ..

(female) Vijaya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vijay Haiden (V.H.), ..

How popular is Vijay?

Vijay is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#94227 out of 150436, Top 63%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Vijay was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #1715 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vijay name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Vijay is alike in pronunciation to Vigi. Other suggested similar names are Arjay, Rojay, Sujay, Vidal, Vidar, Vinny, Vital, Vitaly and Vitas. Like Vijay, these names are not commonly used.

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