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What does Surayya mean?

Surayya Pronunciation of Surayya [surayya] as a name for girls is of Arabic derivation, and the meaning of the name Surayya is "star". Surayya is a version of Thurayya (Arabic): refers to the Pleiades.

Associated with: arabic, star.


Surayya has 1 variant: Surayyah.

1 more relation via Thurayya: Soraya.

Creative forms:
(female) Sarayya, Sorayya, ..


Middle name pairings:
Surayya Noah (S.N.), ..

How popular is Surayya?

Surayya is an unusual first name for women. Surayya is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Soraya (#1230 via latest list) is the only prominent alternative form of Surayya (outside Top 2000). This relation of Surayya was at the apex of its popularity in 2011 (adoption of 0.01%) and is almost as common today (adoption 0.01%, 10%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Soraya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Surayya and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Surayya is alike in pronunciation to Sharaya and Sheraya. Other suggested similar names are Fraya, Granya, Maraya, Samya, Saraia, Saralyn, Saryna, Sayda, Seryna, Shadya, Shaya, Shayda, Shayla, Shayna, Stasya, Sueanna, Susana, Susanka, Susanna, Suzana, Suzanna, Uranya and Zoraya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Surayya.

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