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What does Sophocles mean?

Sophocles Pronunciation of Sophocles [sopho-cles] as a boys' name is of Greek origin. Name of the great classical Greek playwright who wrote "Oedipus the King".

Associated with: greek, great, classical (medieval), king.


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Sophocles Caspian (S.C.), ..

How popular is Sophocles?

Sophocles is an uncommonly occurring given name for men and also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Sophocles has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sophocles name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Recommended names are Androcles and Sophus. Like Sophocles, these names are not commonly used.