Soraya Name Meaning & Origin
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Soraya is an Iranian (Persian) name referring to the Pleiades (alt. "plaides"), a star cluster in the constellation of Taurus. It has connotations meaning "rich" and "princess".
- Famous real-life people named Soraya
* Queen Soraya (born Soraya Esfandiary), former queen of Iran
* Queen Soraya (born Soraya Tarzi), wife of King Amanullah Khan of Afghanistan
* Soraya (born Soraya Raquel Lamilla Cuevasa), Colombian singer
* Soraya Sarhadi-Nelson, journalist with National Public Radio
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* Soraya Taheri is a character in Khaled Hosseini's book ''The Kite Runner''.
* Soraya, one of the main characters in the Farsala Trilogy written by Hilari Bell