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What does Sofya mean?

Sofya Pronunciation of Sofya as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Sofya means "wisdom". Sofya is an alternate spelling of Sophia (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, wisdom


VARIANTS Zofya, Zofia, Zofi, Sophy, Sophie, Sophey, Sofy, Sofie, Sofia, Saffi

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA SOPHIA Sofka, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya, Zosia

(female) Seefya, ..

(male) Sofiq, ..

Sofya Lidia (S.L.), ..

How popular is Sofya?

Sofya is an uncommon given name for females. Sofya is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Sofya (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000 are Sofia (#17 IN 2018), Sofie (#1409), Sonia (#1063), Sonja, Sonya (#1697), Sophia (#5), Sophie (#98) and Zofia. Adoption of these relations of Sofya was more pronounced 5 years ago (AVERAGE #897) and is somewhat less today (#1036, DOWN 25.7%), with forms such as Sonia becoming less stylish. Sophia is the steady favorite, though Sofia has gained in popularity. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

Sofya is alike in pronunciation to Safia, Safiya, Safiyah and Sofiah. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Donya, Dosya, Ionya, Joya, Moya, Roya, Samya, Shaya, Silya, Soma, Sondya, Soraya, Stefya, Tonya, Toya, Zorya, Zoya and Zoyya (see Zoya). These names tend to be more commonly used than Sofya.

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