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Gender: Female Meaning of Anjali: "gift" Origin of Anjali: Sanskrit

The name Anjali is a girl's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "gift". Anjali and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Blessed and discussed in our forums with posts like "Make suggestions based on previous person's signature".

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This Indian name meaning gift or offering feels familiar via sound-alikes Angela or Angelina, and made a brief appearance on the U.S. Top 1000. Anjali is a pretty route to a name that's at once easy to understand and exotic.

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Anjali is #205 on Nameberry

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Comments

fromtheocean12 Says:

2018-03-20T19:07:18

Neither of them actually pronounce it correctly. It's UHN-juh-lee. This is my name as well. I used to let people call me ON-jah-lee and ANN-jah-lee because I never wanted to correct people to pronounce it the actual Sanskrit way but now I make sure people say it right!

Kellen_Claire Says:

2018-02-11T02:45:12

I know two Anjalis! One is of Indian descent and is ON-jah-lee, the other is ANN-jah-lee

MadelineM Says:

2017-09-12T15:05:42

Love the meaning, spelling and name. Love, love, love.

fromtheocean12 Says:

2015-06-16T15:16:24

This is my name! However it's not pronounced like Angela. The A's make a "u" sound. It's pronounced "UN-juh-lee".

Orchid_Lover Says:

2014-07-16T22:03:23

I knew someone of Indian descent with this name...so beautiful. It might be perceived as a misspelling, though