First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Soniya

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from India says the name Soniya means "Beautiful" and is of Unknown origin.
  • According to a user from Iran, the name Soniya is of Persian or Iranian origin and means "Sonia in Persian means the light of the ancestors and goddess of light".
  • A submission from India says the name Soniya means "Love" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • According to a user from India, the name Soniya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Golden,lovely, beloved".
  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Soniya is of Nigerian origin and means "Wisdom".
Other origins: Hindi

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Alt. Meaning

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Notable Persons Named Soniya

Soniya Mehra is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Soniya was born on December 2nd, 1988 in India.


Soniya was born on July 17th, 1980 in Pune.


Fun Facts about the name Soniya

  • How Popular is the name Soniya? Soniya is the 22,174th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Soniya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 290 babies born with the first name Soniya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Soniya 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 Soniya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Soniya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Soniya is Thursday, December 27th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Soniya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Soniya was in 2008 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Soniya: Your name in reverse order is Ayinos. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Snaioy. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Soniya born Jun 26, 1948

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 Northern Australia approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.