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1k
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since 1880

Sumaya

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Exalted
  • #8716 All Time
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How popular is the name "Sumaya" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 5 0
1981 6 6 0
1984 7 7 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 5 5 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 6 6 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 7 7 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 19 19 0
1998 25 25 0
1999 35 35 0
2000 34 34 0
2001 47 47 0
2002 46 46 0
2003 52 52 0
2004 58 58 0
2005 65 65 0
2006 74 74 0
2007 94 94 0
2008 76 76 0
2009 85 85 0
2010 89 89 0
2011 88 88 0
2012 94 94 0
2013 86 86 0
2014 93 93 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Sumaya? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,255 babies born with the name Sumaya in the United States. That's more than enough Sumayas to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sumaya" was in 2007 with a total of 94 babies.

According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sumaya" is not a popular baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of only 89 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Sumaya popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sumaya in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Sumaya" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sumaya as well as things modernly associated with the name Sumaya such as celebrities named Sumaya.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Sumaya

The name "Sumaya" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Exalted". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

S is for serious, not always joking.

U is for useful, always to others.

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Ayamus". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Uasyma". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Sumaya born Dec 19, 1931

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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