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pinWhat does Sonia mean?

Sonia /so-nia/ as a girls' name is pronounced SOHN-yah. It is of English origin. Variant of Sophia (Greek) "wisdom". Queen of Norway Sonja; skater/actress Sonja Henie; painter Sonia Delaunay.


Sonia has 10 variants: Sohnia, Sohnnja, Sondja, Sondya, Sonja, Sonje, Sonni, Sonnie, Sonnja and Sonya.

Related girl name: Ansonia.

Sonia has 11 more relations via Sophia: Sofia, Sofie, Sofka, Sofy, Sofya, Sophie, Sophy, Zofi, Zofia, Zofya and Zosia.

Kreatif forms: Sania, Sannia, Sunnia. [more]

pinHow popular is Sonia?

Sonia is a very popular first name for females (#284 out of 4276, Top 7%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#51024 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Sonia for girls. Sonia was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #164 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is at #946 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Prominent related forms of Sonia (#946 from current records) are Sophia (#3 from current records), Sofia (#12), Sophie (#91), Sonja, Sofie and Sonya. Other forms, like Zosia, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Sonia was common in the year 1999 (median #526) and is almost as widespread today (#578, 11.1% less). Sophia has historically been preferred by parents, though Sophie has become popular as well, while Sonia, Sonya and Sonja are no longer trendy. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Sonia and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sonia, Sofia, Sofie, 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.

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Sonia is pronounced similarly to Ciana, Cianna, Cinnie, Cinny, Cyanea, Cynnie, Sana, Sanna, Sannah, Sannie, Sanny, Seana, Seanna, Sena, Siana, Sianna, Siena, Sienna, Signa, Signy, Sina, Sinnie, Sinny, Suanny, Sueanna, Sunnee, Sunni, Sunnie, Sunny, Swannie, Swanny, Xeenia, Xena, Xeni, Xenia, Zahna, Zaina, Zana, Zanna, Zannie, Zayna, Zeena, Zeenia, Zeenya, Zena, Zenia, Zenna, Zenya, Zina, Zinia, Zinnia, Zinnya, Zinya, Zoanna, Zona, Zonia, Zuni and Zyna. Other recommended similar baby names are Donia, Ionia, Sami, Samia, Samma, Samya, San, Seema, Shaina, Shana, Shanea, Shani, Shania, Shanie, Shanna, Sheina, Shena, Shiona, Shona, Shonah, Shone, Shonna, Shuna, Sian, Sima, Sine, Soma, Syma and Tonia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sonia.