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pinWhat does Sofia mean?

Sofia /so-fia/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced so-FEE_ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Sofia is "wisdom". Spanish, Italian, and Scandinavian form of Sophia.


Sofia has 2 variants: Sofiah and Sofie.

Related girl name: Zsofia.

Sofia has 16 more different relations via Sophia: Saffi, Soficita, Sofka, Sofy, Sofya, Sonia, Sonja, Sonnie, Sonya, Sophey, Sophie, Sophy, Zofi, Zofia, Zofya and Zosia.

Kreatif forms: Sasofia, Sofiasa. [more]

pinHow popular is Sofia?

Sofia is a very popular first name for women (#765 out of 4276, Top 18%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#25076 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Sofia for girls. Sofia reached its peak rank of #12 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sofia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sofia outside U.S.

Sofie, Sonia (#946 a year ago), Sonja, Sonya, Sophia (#3) and Sophie (#91) are the popular variation forms of Sofia (#12 a year ago). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity in 1999 (usage of 0.4737%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.4211%, 11.1%), with the forms Sonia, Sonja and Sonya becoming less in vogue. Sofia (#12), Sophia (#3) and Sophie (#91) are three of the more fashionable girl names among these, and there is a rebound in baby name usage for these names. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Sofia and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sofia, Sofie, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sophia, Sophie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sofia, Sofie, Sophia, Sophie outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Sofia is pronounced similarly to Safia and Safiya. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sofia.