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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 5 0
1981 6 6 0
1984 7 7 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 5 5 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 6 6 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 7 7 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 19 19 0
1998 25 25 0
1999 35 35 0
2000 34 34 0
2001 47 47 0
2002 46 46 0
2003 52 52 0
2004 58 58 0
2005 65 65 0
2006 74 74 0
2007 94 94 0
2008 76 76 0
2009 85 85 0
2010 89 89 0
2011 88 88 0
2012 94 94 0
2013 86 86 0
2014 93 93 0
2015 104 104 0

Fun Facts about the name Sumaya

  • How many people with the first name Sumaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,359 babies born with the first name Sumaya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sumaya 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 Sumaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sumaya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sumaya is Friday, December 16th, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Sumaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sumaya was in 2015 with a total of 104 babies.
  • Random Sumaya Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sumaya is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Sumaya: Your name in reverse order is Ayamus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uaaysm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sumaya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 227 people with the last name Sumaya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sumaya? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sumaya as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Sumaya as a first name

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Popularity of Sumaya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sumaya U.S.
  White 11.01% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 78.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sumaya

People with the last name Sumaya are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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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.


Origin and Meaning of Sumaya

The name "Sumaya" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Exalted". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Sumaya

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What does the name Sumaya mean?

Sis for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Uis for understanding, you show for others.

Mis for mighty, your inner strength.

Ais for admirers, and all that you have!

Yis for yearn, your innermost desires.

Ais for admirable, you certainly are!

Past life for Sumaya born Feb 24, 1950

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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 Southern Japan approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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