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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Turay

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  • A submission from Virginia, United States says the name Turay means "Turan's Moon. Moon of Turan" and is of Turkish origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Turay

Turay was born on September 28th, 1907. She died on June 2nd, 1997.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Turay

József Turay was a soccer player for the Ferencvárosi TC, MTK Budapest FC, NAK Novi Sad, and Hungary national football team. József was born on March 1st, 1905 in Eger. He died on June 24th, 1963.


She holds the title Miss Sierra Leone 2007. Fatmata was given the name Fatmata B. Turay in 1987 in Freetown.


Sanusi was born on April 14th, 1968.


Ibrahim was born on September 4th, 1993 in Waterloo, Sierra Leone.


Salieu was born on April 10th, 1946 in Tonkolili District.


Sitta was born on December 24th, 1978 in Freetown.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Turay as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Turay U.S.
  White 18.97% 64.26%
  African American 78.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Turay

People with the last name Turay are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Turay

  • How Popular is the name Turay? As a last name Turay was the 20,408th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Turay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Turay is Tuesday, August 24th, 1948.
  • How unique is the name Turay? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Turay. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Turay: Your name in reverse order is Yarut. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Urtya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Turay? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,302 people with the last name Turay.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Turay? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Turay as their last name since less than 1 person in 227k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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