Raj Name Meaning

Indian (northern and southern states): Hindu name from Sanskrit raja ‘king’. In the northern states, it probably evolved into a family name from use as the final element of a compound personal name such as Prithviraj ‘king of the earth’ . In South India it is used only as a male given name, but it has come to be used as a family name in the U.S. among people from South India. Among Tamil and Malayalam speakers who have migrated from their home states, it is a variant of Rajan.

List of People with Surname Raj

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 383 people with the surname Raj. Among these people surnamed Raj, there are nearly 181 different names, with an average of 2 people having the same name. Tilak Raj, Des Raj and Baldev Raj are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Raj, with 11, 10 and 9 people respectively.

Besides that, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Raj, with a total of 110 people, and there are a total of 82 different names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Raj, with a total of 44 people and an average of 32 different names.