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Soraya Meaning


What does Soraya mean?

The name Soraya is of Persian origin.

The meaning of Soraya is "bright starlight - the Pleiades, a group of seven stars in the constellation Taurus".

It is also of Hebrew origin, where its meaning is "princess".

Soraya is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced So-ray-a.

The Given Name Soraya

Soraya is a form of Thurayya, Sarah. See Thurayya, Sarah for further details.

Soraya is quite a sophisticated name and a welcome find.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Soraya is unique yet compelling due to its memorable and delightful nature.

Soraya falls into the name categories celestial, royal title.

Soraya Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,245 in baby name popularity for girls with 186 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,317 in baby name popularity for girls with 177 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Soraya sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Soraya Name Popularity Page.

Soraya Related Names

Soraya is a form of Thurayya, Sarah.

Variants of the name Soraya include Soraia, Soriah, Suraya, Surayya.

Famous Sorayas

    Soraya Numerology

    Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Soraya.

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    Soraya Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Soraya in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Soraya.

    Just for fun, see the name Soraya in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Soraya in Nautical Flags page.