Suraiya

First Name
154
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Suraiya mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Suraiya

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  • A submission from India says the name Suraiya means "Beautiful and polite" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Suraiya means "Beautiful and polite" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Suraiya means "Beautiful" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Suraiya means "Brightest Star" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from India says the name Suraiya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Silent".

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Notable Persons Named Suraiya

Suraiya was a bhajan, filmi devotional songs, ghazal, and playback singer musician. She was most prominent from 1937 to 1937. Suraiya was given the name Suraiya Jamaal Sheikh on June 15th, 1929 in Gujranwala. She breathed her last breath on January 31st, 2004.

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Suraiya Jatoi is a Member of Parliament and National Assembly of Pakistan. She was most active from 2013 to present.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Suraiya

Suraiya was a bhajan, filmi devotional songs, ghazal, and playback singer musician. She was most prominent from 1937 to 1937. Suraiya was given the name Suraiya Jamaal Sheikh on June 15th, 1929 in Gujranwala. She breathed her last breath on January 31st, 2004.

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Jug Suraiya is a writer.

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Fun Facts about the name Suraiya

  • How Popular is the name Suraiya? Suraiya is the 30,471st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Suraiya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154 babies born with the first name Suraiya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Suraiya 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 Suraiya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Suraiya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Suraiya is Friday, August 15th, 1930.
  • What year had the most people named Suraiya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Suraiya was in 2010 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Suraiya Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Suraiya is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Suraiya: Your name in reverse order is Ayiarus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Riyusaa. How do you pronounce that?

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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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