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  1. Sorayanoun

    A female given name from Persian.

    Lots of exotics to choose from - Malaysian, Thai, Chinese, you name it. He spends an evening with another Soraya - Soraya has become, it seems, a popular nom de commerce - in a hotel room in Long Street.

  2. Etymology: Borrowed from Persian ثریا (suraiyā, " brilliant gem; Pleiades"), ultimately from Arabic ثُرَيَّا (ṯurayyā).


  1. Soraya

    Soraya (Persian: ثریا) is a feminine Persian name. It is derived from the Arabic name for the Pleiades star cluster, Thurayya (Arabic: ثريّة). The name is also popular in Europe due to its association with Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari, the second wife of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran, who became a European socialite. For phonological reasons, it is usually transcribed as Suraya in Afghanistan and Surayo in Tajikistan.


  1. Soraya

    Soraya was a Colombian-American singer/songwriter, guitarist, arranger and record producer. A successful Colombian music star, she had two number-one songs on Billboard's Latin Pop Airplay charts. She won a 2004 Latin Grammy Award for the self titled album "Soraya" as "Best Album by Songwriter", which she produced, and a 2005 Latin Grammy Awards nomination for "Female Pop Vocal Album" for her album El Otro Lado de Mí. She was the opening act for the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Her career spanned ten years, and she recorded five albums. Soraya died on May 10, 2006 following a long struggle against breast cancer.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soraya in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soraya in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    • A. abandon
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