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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Saraya mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Saraya

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Australia says the name Saraya means "Princess" and is of Muslim origin.
  • According to a user from Ohio, United States, the name Saraya is of Unknown origin and means "Saraya in Arabic and Turkish means palaces or place of the crown. An Arabic dessert called Aish el Saraya referes to food for the palace".
  • A user from Sri Lanka says the name Saraya is of Hebrew origin and means "In Sinhala (??) SARAYA means Lotus ?.Even being surrounded by mud, the lotus flower still blossoms".
  • According to a user from United States, the name Saraya is of Unknown origin and means "Little Princess; Sunrise".
  • A user from Arizona, United States says the name Saraya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Princess".
Other origins: American, Arabic, and Hindi

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Alt. Meaning

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

R is for relax, you know how!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

Notable Persons With the Last Name Saraya

Sweet was born on October 19th, 1971 in Penzance. Sweet is also known as Sweet Saraya.


How popular is the baby name Saraya in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 9 9 0
1981 6 6 0
1983 6 6 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 9 9 0
1989 32 32 0
1990 39 39 0
1991 23 23 0
1992 24 24 0
1993 26 26 0
1994 27 27 0
1995 22 22 0
1996 23 23 0
1997 28 28 0
1998 24 24 0
1999 33 33 0
2000 27 27 0
2001 34 34 0
2002 20 20 0
2003 43 43 0
2004 30 30 0
2005 48 48 0
2006 49 49 0
2007 65 65 0
2008 45 45 0
2009 49 49 0
2010 59 59 0
2011 70 70 0
2012 55 55 0
2013 51 51 0
2014 44 44 0
2015 62 62 0
2016 48 48 0
2017 45 45 0

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Popularity of Saraya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Saraya

  • How Popular is the name Saraya? Saraya is the 9,422nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Saraya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,189 babies born with the first name Saraya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Saraya to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Saraya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Saraya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Saraya is Wednesday, February 29th, 1956.
  • What year had the most people named Saraya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Saraya was in 2011 with a total of 70 babies.
  • Random Saraya Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Saraya is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Saraya: Your name in reverse order is Ayaras. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arsaya. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Saraya born May 7, 1935

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 Korea approximately on 1750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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