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Soraya

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Persian
"jewel"

Soraya Origin and Meaning

The name Soraya is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "jewel".
Soraya is a Persian name made famous in the Western world by the one-time empress of Iran, who settled in Europe, primarily in France. Soraya is a relative of Sarah and sisters Sarai, Zahara, Zara, and so on.

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Famous People Named Soraya

  • Soraya EsfandiaryBakhtiari, Queen of Iran, wife of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
  • Soraya TarziQueen consort of Afghanistan
  • Soraya Sarhaddi NelsonAmerican radio journalist
  • Hayley Soraya TamaddonEnglish actress
  • Soraya Arnelas RubialesSpanish singer
  • Soraya Raquel Lamilla CuevasColombian,American singer,songwriter
  • Soraya Viola Heléna PostSwedish MEP
  • Soraya HaddadAlgerian Olympic judoka
  • Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría (Antón)deputy prime minister of Spain
  • Soraya Sagapen name of Kaori Tanaka, Japanese video game writer and illustrator
  • SarayaJade Bevis, English professional wrestler and actress

Soraya in Pop Culture

  • Sorayalead character in Hilari Bell's "Farsala Trilogy"
  • Sorayaminor character in telenovela "La Reina del Sur"
  • Soraya TaheriAmir's wife in "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hossini
  • "The Stoning of Soraya M." 2008 Persian,language movie
  • Soraya Duvalcharacter in "Heartland"
  • Soraya Montenegrocharacter in Maria la del Barrio