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What does Sofy mean?

Sofy Pronunciation of Sofy [so-fy] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Sofy means "wisdom". Sofy is a version of Sophia (Greek).

Associated with: greek, wisdom.


Sofy has 10 variants: Saffi, Sofia, Sofie, Sofya, Sophey, Sophie, Sophy, Zofi, Zofia and Zofya.

4 more related forms via Sophia: Sofka, Sonia, Sonja and Sonya.

Creative forms:
(female) Saffy, Sose, ..

(male) Sofyn, Somo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sofy Jenny (S.J.), ..

How popular is Sofy?

Sofy is a rare given name for women. Sofy is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Sophia (#3 from current records), Sofia (#14), Sophie (#104), Sonia (#1071), Sofie (#1374), Sonya (#1416), Zofia and Sonja are the popular related forms of Sofy (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Sofy reached its apex 4 years ago (average #877) and is almost as conventional today (#997, 19.7%), but with forms such as Sonja falling out of fashion. Sofia and Sophia are two of the more fashionable baby names here. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sofia, Sofie, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sophia, Sophie, Zofia in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sofy is alike in pronunciation to Safia, Safiya and Sofiah. Other suggested similar names are Alfy (see Alfreda), Effy, Shay, Sky, Sokey, Soki, Soma, Soo, Suky, Susy and Suzy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sofy.

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