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Gender: Male Meaning of Vijay: "conquering" Origin of Vijay: Sanskrit

The name Vijay is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "conquering". Vijay and is often added to lists like Athletic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A Duggarlike Game: With a twist!".

From the experts:

Classic Indian name, but in this time and place it would be associated with a VJ or video disk jockey.

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Famous People Named Vijay

Vijay Singh, Fijian golfer
Vijay (born Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar), Indian actor
Vijaya Gurunatha "Vijay" Sethupathi, Indian actor
Vijay Mallya, Indian politician
Vijay Dhondopant Tendulkar, Indian playwright

Pop Culture References for the name Vijay

Vijay, character in James Bond film "Octopussy"
Vijay, the World's Most Desperate Venture Capitalist, character in comic strip "Dilbert"

Bijay, Vijun


cabosanmucus Says:


here in the ol' US of A. a vijay is slang for a vagina. ☹️

bluestarz99 Says:


Um, vajayjay anyone? I'd hate to be affiliated with a nickname for the female anatomy! Too similar.