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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1969550
1981660
1984770
1988770
1989550
1990660
1991660
1992880
199311110
1994880
1995770
199619190
199719190
199825250
199935350
200034340
200147470
200246460
200352520
200458580
200565650
200674740
200794940
200876760
200985850
201089890
201188880
201294940
201386860
201493930

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 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sumaya" is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 85 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 region near the Rockies? 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 smile, it gives you face value.

U is for useful, always to others.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Ayamus". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Asamuy". 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 Apr 3, 2010

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 Romania approximately on 850. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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