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Meaning of Anjali

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Meaning

The name Anjali has the following meaning:

Sanskrit for "gift, or favour".
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.

Popularity

As a baby girl name, Anjali is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 961 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In both Years 2008 and 2009, the name Anjali remained at the same ranking of 1000. (A ranking of 1000 means that this name ranked 1000 or poorer in the 2008/2009 popularity surveys)

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Anjali in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Anjali is pronounced as ahn-jah-lee

Origins

Anjali originates from the Sanskrit language.

See other suggested Sanskrit girl baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Anjali and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Anjali: Boys - Ajay, Deepak, Krish, Rishi, Girls - Manila, Both genders - Chanda, Chandra

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Anjali: Anja (Russian)

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Anjali are: Ahn, jahli

Style

We think the name Anjali should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Anjali to be: A lively talkative girl

In one word, you might describe Anjali as a(n) "lively" person.

See other "lively" names for girls.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Anjali (or its variants) are:

Anjali Rao , born on 5 November, a famous journalist. Anjali Rao 's background: CNN journalist and anchor. She presents CNN International news broadcasts live from CNNís Asia headquarters in Hong Kong, where she was born, and often fronts CNN features such as 'TalkAsia'.

Anjali Devi, born on 24 August, a famous actress. Anjali Devi's background: A veteran Telugu actress and producer. She is best known for her mythological role as Sita in Lava Kusa, which was also an iconic film in its own rights, being the first coloured film in the Telugu industry. She also acted in glamorous roles in movies like Suvarna Sundari and Anarkali.
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