Meaning of Soraya
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Soraya actually means lustre, chandelier
The girl's name Soraya s(o)-ra-ya is pronounced sor-RYE-ah. It is of Farsi and Persian origin, and its meaning is "princess". Variant of Sarah. The first wife of the last Shah of Iran.
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was a Queen of Afghanistan. She is the only woman to appear on the list of rulers in Afghanistan, although wife of King Amanullah Khan. Born in Damascus, Syria, she was educated by her father who was the famed Afghan leader and intellectual Sardar Mahmud Tarzi. She was born into the Pashtun Mohamedzai tribe, a powerful sub-tribe of the Barakzai Dynasty. She is credited to be one of the first and most powerful Muslim/Afghan/Middle Eastern female activists.[1