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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Raiya

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R is for relax, you know how!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

A is for aware, of your surroundings

Notable Persons Named Raiya

Raiya Corsiglia is an actor, film director, and stage actress.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Raiya

Mahran Abu Raiya is a soccer player for the Hapoel Haifa F.C., Bnei Sakhnin F.C., Hapoel Petah Tikva F.C., Hapoel Acre F.C., and Israel national under-21 football team. Mahran was born on January 22nd, 1983 in Sakhnin.


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Fun Facts about the name Raiya

  • How Popular is the name Raiya? Raiya is the 22,118th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Raiya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 291 babies born with the first name Raiya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raiya to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raiya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Raiya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raiya was in 2015 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Raiya Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raiya is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Raiya: Your name in reverse order is Ayiar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raiya. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Raiya born Oct 13, 2007

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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