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Gender: Male Meaning of Sanjay: "triumphant" Origin of Sanjay: Sanskrit

The name Sanjay is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "triumphant". Sanjay and is often added to lists like Winning Names That Mean Victory and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- BOYS".

From the experts:

Historic and popular Indian name, borne by the son of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. On classic Hindu epics, it was the name of the charioteer of King Dhritarashtra; in the UK is was a character on the TV series Eastenders.

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Famous People Named Sanjay

Sanjay Gupta, Indian-American neurosurgeon and CNN correspondent
Sanjay Dutt, Bollywood actor
Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Indian film director
Sanjay Gandhi, Indian MP and son of Indira Gandhi
Sanjay Kapoor, Bollywood actor
Sanjay Khan, Indian actor and producer

Pop Culture References for the name Sanjay

Sanjay Patel, character on TV's "Sanjay and Craig"
Sanjay, character on TV's "The Fairly OddParents"
Sanjay Nahasapeemapetilon, character on TV's "The Simpsons"

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