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What does Zofya mean?

Zofya Pronunciation of Zofya [zo-fya] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Zofya is "wisdom". Zofya is a version of Sophia (Greek).

Associated with: greek, wisdom.


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

5 more alternative forms via Sophia: Sofka, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya and Zosia.

Creative forms:
(female) Zaifya, Zifya, ..

(male) Zory, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zofya Karmen (Z.K.), ..

How popular is Zofya?

Zofya is an uncommon given name for women. Zofya is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Zofya (not ranked) are Sofia (#14 the previous year), Sofie (#1374), Sonia (#1071), Sonja, Sonya (#1416), Sophia (#3), Sophie (#104) and Zofia. These forms of Zofya were at the peak of their popularity less than a decade ago (median #877) and are almost as common today (#997, 19.7%). Sophia is more widely used than the rest, although Sofia appears to be gaining favor too, while versions such as Sonya are now less popular. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Zofya is pronounced similarly to Safia, Safiya and Sofiah. Other suggested similar names are Donya, Dosya, Ionya, Joya, Moya, Roya, Tonya, Toya, Zarya, Zenya, Zinya, Zoela, Zoey, Zohra, Zoia, Zola, Zolia, Zona, Zonia, Zora, Zoraya, Zorya, Zoya, Zoyya (see Zoya) and Zsofia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zofya.

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