Origin of the name RAJA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name RAJA.
Arabic name derived from the vocabulary word raja, meaning "hope;
prayer, intercession, supplication." (An English and Arabic
Dictionary, Catafago, 1873).
... When this Raja Ngah Ali
lost his wife Raja Putch, daughter of Raja Kechik Tengah, he married the
daughter of Raja Kechik Sulong Idris; her name was Raja Putch Zeleha...
(Journal of the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, June 1884.