Aja Name Meaning & Origin
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Aja, pronounced Asia seemed to me to be a very beautiful name. I am not sure of the origin but it seemed to be very rare but very beautiful. I only met one person with the name and she was hugely confident and alive. The name falls into the category of other island names like Capri or Fuji. I simply like the name.
PRONOUNCED: AY-zhə, AY-zha
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Aja or Ajah (both have the same pronunciation)is a very beautiful name prior to giving birth to my daughter in 1998 I only knew one little girl named Aja, and because of her intelligence,and beauty I decided to name my daughter after her. I spell my daughters name Ajah. I find the same qualities in my daughter as I did in Aja.
My name is Aja-pronounced Asia-and I love my name. My mom wanted a unique name for me and loved the name Asia. She wanted to make the spelling unique and got the spelling from the Steely Dan album Aja. I like that my name is still unique 24 years later.
My name is Aja (pronounced like Raja, without the R). I love my name and I've never met anyone else who has my name. Everyone compliments it all the time, and it's creative and unique without being spelled really hard so I don't mind people asking me how to spell it. My parents started with the name Aja (like asia) from the Steely Dan album and adjusted the pronunciation. I love it.
- Nicknames for Aja: | Edit
A.J or Ace are two nicknames that have been used for the name Ajah
I have a lot of friends that call me Ajj (like 'aj" part of Raja)
- Meanings and history of the name Aja: | Edit
Aja- Meaning "forest goddess" from Greek Mythology.
I have found several different origins for the history of the name Aja or Ajah. I have seen it being originating from the Old Testament Genesis and the Chronicles. I have seen it having been found to be of African and Indian origin. The meaning differs from strong willed, stubborn, unconquerable, to drive or propel meaning to lead and the meaning that will come up often is goat (Hindu). I am not sure what a goat signifies, but this is the knowledge that I have gained on the name Ajah.
Variant of ASIA
From Sanskrit अज (aja) or अजा (ajā), respectively the masculine and feminine word for "goat".
- Famous real-life people named Aja: | Edit
The writers Louise Erdrich and the late Michael Dorris have a daughter named Aja.
- Aja in song, story & screen: | Edit
Aja, 1977 album and song by Steely Dan