Sura name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sura mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Sura

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Netherlands and the United States agree the name Sura is of Korean origin and means "Princess".
  2. A user from France says the name Sura means "Goddess, princess,. Grey, brave , beauty".
  3. According to a user from Serbia, the name Sura is of Hebrew origin and means "Gift of god".
  4. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Sura means "She who keeps her own counsel, in other words, mysterious woman" and is of Arabic origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Su"ra
One of the sections or chapters of the Koran, which are one hundred and fourteen in number.

Etymology: Ar., a step, a degree

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The muscular back part of the shank
  2. One of the sections (or chapters) in the Koran ("the Quran is divided in 114 suras")

From Arabic سُورَة‎ (sūra, “chapter of the Qur'an”).

  1. Any of the 114 chapters of the Qur'an.

Hindi [Term?]

  1. The sap of the palmyra or of the coconut palm.

    sura was also found in the following language(s): Balinese, Catalan, Cebuano, Danish, Hausa, Irish, Italian, Latin, Maltese, Polish, Romani, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, and Uzbek

    Notable Persons Named Sura

    Notable Persons Named Sura


    Sura Yekka

    Sura Yekka is a soccer player for the Michigan Wolverines, Canada women's national under-17 soccer team, Canada women's national under-20 soccer team, and Canada women's national soccer team. Sura was born on January 4th, 1997 in Toronto.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Sura

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Sura

    Bob Sura

    Bob Sura is a basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, and Houston Rockets. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to 2005. Bob was born on March 25th, 1973 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

    Quintus Marcius Barea Sura


    Patrik Sura

    Patrik Sura is an athlete for the FC ŠTK 1914 Šamorín.

    Peter Sura

    Peter Sura is an athlete for the FC ŠTK 1914 Šamorín.


    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Sura U.S.
      White 52.34% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 17.97% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.98% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 28.06% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Sura

    People with the last name Sura are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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    Fun Facts about the name Sura

  1. How Popular is the name Sura? Sura is the 21,873rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Sura was the 21,439th most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Sura have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 315 babies born with the first name Sura in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sura to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Sura? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  4. When was Sura first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sura is Thursday, March 30th, 1871.
  5. What year had the most people named Sura born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sura was in 2013 with a total of 24 babies.
  6. Random Sura Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sura is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name in 2010.
  7. Weird things about the name Sura: The name spelled backwards is Arus. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Srua. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Sura? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,219 people with the last name Sura.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sura? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sura as their last name since less than 1 person in 244k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  10. Sura name meaning

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