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Origin and Meaning of Derya

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Turkey and Canada agree the name Derya is of American / Turkish origin and means "Sea.Ocean".
  2. A submission from Maryland, U.S. says the name Derya means "Wise one and sea/ocean".
  3. According to a user from Missouri, U.S., the name Derya means "Sea ocean river".
  4. A submission from Saudi Arabia says the name Derya means "Ocean, Sea" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
  5. A user from Turkey says the name Derya means "Ocean and sea".
  6. 5 people from Turkey agree the name Derya is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Sea".
  7. According to 2 people from the United States and South Africa, the name Derya is of Turkish origin and means "Ocean".
  8. A user from Turkey says the name Derya means "A VERY BIG OCEAN".
  9. A user from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Derya is of Turkish origin and means "'Ocean' and ' someone knowledged'".
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Notable Persons Named Derya

Notable Persons Named Derya

Derya Büyükuncu

Derya Büyükuncu is a swimmer. Derya was born on July 2nd, 1976 in Istanbul.

Derya Alabora

Derya was born on August 19th, 1959.

Derya Arbas

Derya Arbas was an actor and actress. They were most prominent from 1985 to 2003. Derya was given the name Derya Zerrin Berti on June 17th, 1968 in Santa Monica, California. They left this life on October 22nd, 2003.

Derya Aktop

Derya was born in Turkey.

Derya Arhan

Derya Arhan is a soccer player for the Kdz. Ereğlispor and Turkey women's national under-17 football team. Derya was born on January 25th, 1999 in Bayrampaşa, Istanbul, Turkey.

Derya Cibir

Derya was born on July 14th, 1990 in Çorum.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Derya

Notable Persons With the Last Name Derya

Doğuş Derya

Doğuş was born in 1978 in North Nicosia.

Edanur Derya

Edanur Derya is an athlete for the Kdz. Ereğlispor.


Fun Facts about the name Derya

  • How Popular is the name Derya? Derya is the 30,762nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Derya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 160 babies born with the first name Derya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Derya to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Derya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Derya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Derya is Wednesday, June 21st, 1950.
  • What year had the most people named Derya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Derya was in 1991 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Derya: The name spelled backwards is Ayred. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Edray. How do you pronounce that?
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