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Zorya

What does Zorya mean?

Zorya Pronunciation of Zorya [zo-rya] as a girls' name is a Slavic name, and the name Zorya means "dawn". Zorya is a version of Zora (Slavic): author Zora Neale Hurston.

Associated with: dawn.

Variations

Zorya has 3 variants: Zorah, Zoraya and Zorrah.

4 more relations via Zora: Zorana, Zoreen, Zorina and Zorine.

Creative forms:
(female) Zairya, Zerya, ..

(male)

Middle name pairings:
Zorya Aleeah (Z.A.), ..

How popular is Zorya?

Zorya is an unusual first name for females. Zorya is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Zora (#1587 from recent data) is the only popular related form of Zorya (not ranked). Adoption of this relation of Zorya was more pronounced among parents a century ago (adoption of 0.03%) and is now much less (adoption 0.01%, 80.4% less), with Zora becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Zorya is pronounced similarly to Cera, Cerea, Ceria, Cira, Cyra, Sara, Sarha, Saria, Sarra, Sera, Siria, Soraya, Syria, Zahra, Zaira, Zara, Zarah, Zaria, Zariah, Zarria, Zary, Zarya, Zayra and Zohra. Other suggested similar names are Arya, Brya, Darya, Donya, Dosya, Glorya, Ionya, Joya, Kirya, Marya, Moya, Orya, Roya, Sofya, Sonya, Tonya, Toya, Varya, Zenya, Zinya, Zoela, Zoey, Zofia, Zofya, Zoia, Zola, Zolia, Zona, Zonia, Zorica, Zosia, Zoya and Zoyya (see Zoya). These names tend to be more frequently used than Zorya.

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