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Meaning and name origin

Sophia \s(o)-phia\ as a girl's name is pronounced so-FEE-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Sophia is "wisdom". Used in English-speaking countries since the 17th century. The famous Isatanbul mosque Hagia Sofia was once a Christian church. Sophie is the French form. Actresses Sophia Loren, Sophie Dahl.

Sophia has 18 variant forms: Saffi, Sofia, Sofie, Soficita, Sofka, Sofy, Sofya, Sonia, Sonja, Sonnie, Sonya, Sophey, Sophie, Sophy, Zofia, Zofi, Zofya and Zosia.

For more information, see also the related girl name Posy.

There is 1 masculine form of Sophia: Sofus.


Popularity

Sophia is a very popular first name for females (#441 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sophia for girls (2015 statistics).


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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sophia and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Sofia, Sofie, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya, Sophia and Sophie. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sofia, Sofie, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya, Sophia, Sophie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sofia, Sofie, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sophia, Sophie outside U.S.

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