Soraya (Persian: ثريا ) is a female name of Persian origin. It may refer to:

  • Soraya Tarzi (1899–1968), wife of King Amanullah Khan of Afghanistan; as Queen she was an outspoken feminist leader
  • Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari (1932–2001), second wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran, known during her marriage as Queen Soraya
  • Soraya (musician) (1969–2006), Colombian-American singer/songwriter, guitarist, arranger and record producer, Grammy winner Singer-songwriter and breast cancer advocate.
  • Soraya Arnelas, a Spanish singer
  • Soraya Saga, Japanese illustrator and video-game story-writer
  • Soraya, a small lunar crater within Alphonsus
  • Soraya Serajeddini (1960–2006), Kurdish-Iranian human rights activist
  • Soraya Telles (born 1958), Brazilian former middle distance runner
  • Soraya Manutchehri is the subject of the 2008 film The Stoning of Soraya M..
  • Sooraya Qadir (Dust), a Marvel comic book character from the X-Men series
  • Soraya is the title given to a person speaking the Soreth language, Soreth is a form of moderate day Aramaic, it also refers to people who are of Assyrian/Chaldean origin
  • Soraya, a song on the album Animals as Leaders (album) by the band of the same name
  • a sunflower variety

Other articles related to "soraya":

Soraya (musician) - Biography - Early Life
... She was born Soraya Raquel Lamilla Cuevas in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, a year after her father, mother, and brother moved to the United States from their native ... Colombia when she was a baby, but when Soraya was eight years old, they returned to New Jersey ... "Soraya" is a very common name in the Middle East, and its meaning can be translated "rich" or "princess" ...
The Stoning Of Soraya M. - Book
... Soraya Manutchehri's husband Ghorban-Ali was an ambitious man, prone to fits of rage ... but did not want to support two families or return Soraya's dowry ... When Soraya began cooking for a local widower he found a way to achieve his goal ...
Soraya Discography
... The discography of Soraya, who was an Colombian Latin Pop singer, consists of five studio albums and four compilation albums ... Soraya has also released fifteen singles singles and twelve music videos ... In 2002, she moved to EMI Music and released Soraya the following year ...
The Stoning Of Soraya M.
... The Stoning of Soraya M ... Aghdashloo, James Caviezel (as Freidoune Sahebjam, the foreign journalist) and Mozhan Marnò (as Soraya Manutchehri, the title character) ...