Soraya

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of ثریا (Soraya), a Persian form of the Arabic name ثريّة (Thurayya) which is the Arabic name for the Pleiades, a star cluster in the constellation Taurus. The name is related to Arabic thariya = 'to abound' [1] [2]

Related Names

Soraja
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Finish Swedish
Soraya
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Suraya
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Arabic
Surayya Arabic

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Soraya
Genitive: Sorayas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Soraya
Genitive: Sorayan
Partitive: Sorayaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Soraya
Genitive: Sorayas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Soraya
Genitive: Sorayas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
237 329 1 1
Norway Norway[4]
61 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
48 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a. 107 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Sources: [3] [5] [4] [6]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Soraya.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi