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Gender Feminine
Scripts ثریا(Persian)
Pronounced Pron. so-ray-YAW(Persian)
so-RA-ya(Spanish)
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Meaning & History

Persian form of THURAYYA. It became popular in some parts of Europe because of the fame of Princess Soraya (1932-2001), wife of the last Shah of Iran, who became a European socialite.

Related Names

VariantSoraia(Portuguese)
Other Languages & CulturesSuraya, Surayya, Thurayya(Arabic) Süreyya(Turkish)
User SubmissionSoraya

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