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pinWhat does Sonia mean?

Sonia /so-nia/ [3 sylls.] 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 14 more relations via Sophia: Saffi, Sofia, Soficita, Sofie, Sofka, Sofy, Sofya, Sophey, 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 the previous year) are Sophia (#3 the previous year), Sofia (#12), Sophie (#91), Sonja, Sofie and Sonya. Forms like Zofya are uncommon. Usage of these girl names reached its apex in the year 1999 (usage of 0.4737%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.4211%, 11.1% less), 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, and there is a rekindling in birth name usage for these names. 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.

pinSimilar Names

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.