Viraj is a modern Sanskirt name meaning “ruling, sovereign”. It is a modern variant spelling of the name Viraja. Viraj is a powerful, spiritual name due to connections to a Hindu primordial being of the same name.

Meaning of the name Viraj:

Sanskrit: ruling, sovereign, excellence

Origin of the name Viraj:

Viraj is a modern Sanskrit baby name meaning “ruling, sovereign”. Viraj is the modern spelling of the name Viraja. Viraj is also a primordial creator deity known as the second creator in Hinduism.

Symbolism of the name Viraj:

Viraj is a Hindu primordial being that is associated with many symbols including fire, food, and creation. Viraj was the first created being and is the second creator.

Style of the name Viraj:


Gender of the name Viraj:

Viraj is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Viraj:


Number of syllables in the name Viraj:


Emotion evoked from the name Viraj:

Viraj evokes feelings of refinement and authority.

Alternative spellings for the name Viraj:

Veeraj, Viraja

Nicknames for the name Viraj:

  • Vee
  • Veer
  • Raj
  • Raja
  • Ray 

Popularity of the name Viraj:

According to the Social Security Administration, Viraj is an uncommon baby boy’s name. Viraj has never appeared in the top 1000 baby names.

Related names for the name Viraj:

  • Viraja
  • Rajesh
  • Rajani
  • Prithviraj
  • Hasan
  • Aditya
  • Ganesha

Great middle names for the name Viraj and their meanings:

  • Ajay (unconquered)
  • Jai (victory)
  • Ishaan (the sun)
  • Dev (god)
  • Ashwin (possessed of horses)
  • Kabir (the great)
  • Samir (a friend to talk with in the evening)
  • Vivek (wisdom, distinction)
  • Arje (man of Adria)
  • Kali (the black one)
  • Kama (love, desire)
  • Padma (lotus)

Famous people with the name Viraj:

  • Viraj Hari Prashanth (Indian actor)
  • Viraj Adhev (Indian actor)
  • Prithviraj (Indian politician)
  • Prithviraj Sukumaran (Indian actor)

Virajs in popular culture:

  • Viraj Dobriyal (television, “Dil Se Di Dua… Saubhagyavati Bhava?”)
  • Viraj Shah (television, “Thomas and Friends”)
  • Viraj Aparanji (television, “The Angry Viraj”)