Soraya Origin and Meaning
The name Soraya is girl's name of Persian origin meaning "Pleiades constellation".
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 derived from Thurayya, the Arabic name of the Pleiades, a group of stars in the constellation Taurus.
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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