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in 2010

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Origin and Meaning of Zarya

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Virginia, U.S. agree the name Zarya means "Sunrise" and is of African / Russian origin.
  2. A submission from Canada says the name Zarya means "Water priestess".
  3. According to a user from Ukraine, the name Zarya is of Kurdish origin and means "Both zarya and darya are of kurdish origin. zarya means ocean, darya means sea".
  4. According to a user from Georgia, U.S., the name Zarya is of Slavic origin and means "A Goddess from Slavic mythology; She is a patroness of horses, protection, exorcism, and the planet Venus, and Slavs would pray to her each morning as the sun rose".
  5. According to a user from South Carolina, U.S., the name Zarya is of English origin and means "Gift Of God".
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Fun Facts about the name Zarya

  • How Popular is the name Zarya? Zarya is the 17,522nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zarya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 466 babies born with the first name Zarya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zarya 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 Zarya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Zarya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zarya is Thursday, December 28th, 1939.
  • What year had the most people named Zarya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zarya was in 2019 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Zarya Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zarya is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Zarya: The name spelled backwards is Ayraz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yazar. How do you pronounce that?
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