Somaya

Somaya - A very unique female name



  Aug 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Somaya appeared on the charts for the first time in 2010 on position #4503. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Somaya and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Somaya? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Somaya. The baby girl name Somaya was given to 158 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1170 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 8,945 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Somaya peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 1170.



Famous with this name

Somaya Taoufiki
Somaya Reece
Somaya El Khashab


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Somaya is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Somaya is currently topping the baby name charts in South Carolina at position #559 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,823.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Somaya is where you live.


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Somaya origin and meaning

Somaya is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Somaya, pop culture references for the name Somaya and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Somaya

We've found the following names that sound similar to Somaya, sorted by popularity.

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Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121170
20111188
20104503

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Carolina559
Massachusetts677
North Carolina707
Louisiana726
Maryland844
Florida888
New York913
Georgia951
New Jersey975
Pennsylvania977
Virginia1130
Illinois1160
Michigan1179
Ohio1205
Texas1387
California1823

Even more about Somaya


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Somaya a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Somaya?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Somaya
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 8,945
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 2010
2012 births +158

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