What does Sonia mean?
Related girl name: Ansonia.more]
How 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)
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)
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.