The boy name Viraaj (विराज) is derived from Sanskrit. It means "brilliant, shinning" Another meaning is species of plant and particular forms of a temple.
Mention of the Sanskrit name Viraaj is found in Pajcaratra (पञ्चरात्र) in which this word refers to shining, brilliant. Mention of Viraaj is found in Caturvarga Cintamani (चतुर्वर्ग चिन्तामणि) where Viraaj refers to a particular form of a temple.
Mention of Viraaj is found in Lexicographers, esp. such as Amarasimha, Halayudha, Hemacandra where Viraaj refers to a species of plant. Viraaj finds reference in Harivansha (हरिवंश) in which Viraaj is the name of Prajapathi. Mention of Viraaj is found in Mahabharata (महाभारत) where Viraaj was name of to Son of Avikshit.
As we can clearly see in the graph above, Viraaj is a popular name in the USA. Viraaj is in trend since 1982, where Viraaj was used by 5 to 33 people per year as the name of their kids. Viraaj is a somewhat popular name in India. Here Viraaj is used by few people as the name of their babies.
Name Viraaj is sweet and unique. Viraaj also has good meaning attached to it. Viraaj has great mythological reference.
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