Popularity:1967
Origin:Arabic
Meaning:star cluster; the Pleiades
Soraya is a baby girl name of Arabic origin. Derived from the Persian name Thurayya, Soraya means “star cluster” or “the Pleiades.” If your imagination has you wracking up frequent flyer points to The Milky Way or soaring across the vast galaxy, you’ll no doubt recognize the Pleiades! If not, they’re a group of stars representing the seven daughters of Atlas and Oceanus in Greek mythology. A name with these connections can set up a lifetime of you and baby Soraya laying under the stars, making discoveries together.
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