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
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish
Soraya
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Suraya
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Arabic
Surayya
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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 (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
276 378 276 378 0 0
Norway Norway[4]
68
n.a.
68
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
119
n.a.
119 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
46
n.a.
46
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.

 

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. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/