What does Sonia mean?
For more information, see also the related girl name Ansonia.
Sonia is a very popular first name for females (#284 out of 4276, Top 7%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#54132 out of 88799, Top 61%). (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. during 1970-1979, and is at #946 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Sonia and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Sonia (#946 the previous year) listed in the Top 1000 are Sophia (#3 the previous year), Sofia (#12), Sophie (#91), Sonja, Sofie and Sonya. Usage of this girl name reached its apex in the year 1999 and is somewhat lower today, with the versions Sonia, Sonya and Sonja becoming less trendy. Sofia (#12), Sophia (#3) and Sophie (#91) are three of the more trendy baby names here. There is a rekindling in birth name usage for these names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Sonia▼ is pronounced similarly to Sana, Sanna, Sena▼, Sina▼, Xenia, Zenia, Zinia, Zona▼ and Zonia. Other recommended similar baby names are Donia, Ionia, Samia, Shania▼, Shona, Shonna, Soma and Tonia▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sonia.