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Soraya meaning and name origin
Soraya \s(o)-ra-ya\ as a girl's name is pronounced sor-RYE-ah. It is of Farsi and Persian origin, and the meaning of Soraya is "princess". Variant of Sarah. The first wife of the last Shah of Iran.
Soraya has 1 variant form: Soreeyah.
For more information, see also the related name Thurayya.
Baby names that sound like Soraya are Zoraya, Saroya, Saraia, Surayya and Zorya.
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Popularity of Soraya
Soraya is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2769 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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