Meaning and name origin
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 or last name for all people (#54132 out of 88799, Top 61%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sonia for girls. Sonia reached its highest rank of #164 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sonia and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Sophia (#3), Sonia (#946), Sonja and Sonya. (2014 statistics).
Sonia▼ is also pronounced similarly to Sana, Sanna, Sena▼, Sina▼, Xenia, Zenia, Zinia, Zona▼ and Zonia. Other suggested similar baby names are Donia, Ionia, Samia, Shania▼, Shona, Shonna, Sofia▲, Soma and Tonia▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sonia.