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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Soumaya

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  • According to a user from Lebanon, the name Soumaya is of Arabic origin and means "Soumaya means the uniqueness and the tendency of this girl to be unique and bright in every thing".
  • According to a user from Spain, the name Soumaya means "First woman warrior in Islam".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Soumaya means "Gift of god" and is of Arabic origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Soumaya

Soumaya Akaaboune is an actor and actress. Their most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to present. Soumaya was born Soumaya Akaaboune on February 16th, 1974 in Tangier.



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Fun Facts about the name Soumaya

  • How Popular is the name Soumaya? Soumaya is the 49,028th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Soumaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 45 babies born with the first name Soumaya in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Soumaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Soumaya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Soumaya is Thursday, April 21st, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Soumaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Soumaya was in 2015 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Random Soumaya Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Soumaya 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 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Soumaya: Your name in reverse order is Ayamuos. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mauoasy. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Soumaya born Dec 22, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 725. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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