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What does Sophy mean?

Sophy Pronunciation of Sophy [so-phy] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and Sophy means "wisdom". Sophy is an alternate form of Sophia (Greek).

Associated with: greek, wisdom.


Sophy has 10 variants: Saffi, Sofia, Sofie, Sofy, Sofya, Sophey, Sophie, Zofi, Zofia and Zofya.

4 more related forms via Sophia: Sofka, Sonia, Sonja and Sonya.

Creative forms:
(female) Saphy, Siphy, ..

(male) Soly, Sopio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sophy Jessie (S.J.), ..

How popular is Sophy?

Sophy is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#139757 out of 150436, Top 93%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Sofia (#14 the previous year), Sofie (#1374), Sonia (#1071), Sonja, Sonya (#1416), Sophia (#3), Sophie (#104) and Zofia are the popular varying forms of Sophy (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Sofya, are uncommon. These relations of Sophy were popular with parents less than a decade ago (usage of 2.2%) and are almost as common today (usage 1.77%, 20% less), but with versions such as Sonya becoming less in vogue. Sofia and Sophia are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sofia, Sofie, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sophia, Sophie, Zofia in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A recommended name is Sokey. Like Sophy, this name is not frequently used.

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