Sophia Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \so-fee-uh\
Number in U.S 👶 364,000
Rate in 2021 9
Numerology 🔢 5
Name origin 🌍 Greek

Sophia Name Meaning


The name Sophia meanings and origins

The name “ Sophia “ is a name that has been used all around the English speaking countries. This name is a feminine given name and also one of the most popular names all around the globe. This name is spelled as “ Sofi “. This name is first recorded in the beginning of the 4th century.

Sophia is a classic Greek name meaning " wisdom." 

Popularity of the name Sophia

Sophia is one the most biutifull classic name , Interestingly, the name Sophia is pretty scarce among members of Hollywood.

If you are considering the name “ Sophia “ in the name selection process, consider that this name is the fifth most popular baby girl’s name in Virginia based on the data by reliable American resources in the year 2018 in the united states of America. Imagine that, only near 359 newborn babies were given the name “ Sophia “ in Virginia in the year 2018.

Also a total of 13000 babies also bear the same first name as your baby during the year 2018 in the United states of America. From the year 1880 to the year 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in the year 2012 with a total of 22000 newborn babies.

Since the year 1880 to 30 years after that, the name “ Sophia “ was recorded 350000 times in the SSA public database. This name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 130 newborn babies. This name became a common name in the year 1996 with a rank of 94 nationwide and was registered 3000 times as a baby girl’s name.

The name “ Sophia “ became a common girl’s name in the state of District of Columbia in the year 2004. It ranked 1 with 53 newborn babies. The all time high record for this name was in the year 2013 in the state of California with about 2600 newborn baby girls.

The name “ Sophia “ was recorded 322000 times in the SSA public database for the past 40 consecutive years.

Personality of the name Sophia

Here we have the letter analysis of the name “ Sophia “

S is for select, as few are chosen

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past

P is for playful, the fun side of you

H is for hope, the encouragement you give

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance

A is for altruism, the unselfish you

If you want to select a nickname for your baby named “ Sophia “, you are able to select the reversed form of that. The reversed form of that name might be “ Aihpos “, you can select this word as well. The real translation of this name might not be described in just a few sentences and words.


Famous people named Sophia

Saint Sophia of Milan

Saint Sophia of Rome

Saint Sophia of Sortino

Saint Sophia of Thrace


Names starting with the letter S

Sara, Sarah, Sarina and Sana

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Comments on the name Sophia
1/15/2023 12:09:38 AM

i really really dont like this name :-I. but i do definatley like sophie.

12/24/2022 11:33:12 PM

Our youngest daughter, 8 is named Sophia. Our oldest daughter Monique named her (15 years older) It's the most perfect name for her. She loves her name and others like it too. I like Sophie as well, but wanted the shorter o sound. Sometimes we call her Sophie but mostly Sophia.

8/13/2021 12:50:42 PM

hi im just about 15 years old and my name is Sophia! i really love it. an i always have people telling me how beautiful it is, i think its great name for anyone. its a cute name but i actually dont no many other people who have my name. its not as popular as some people think, but it is getting more attintion.


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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Sophia?
The origin of the name Sophia is Greek.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Sophia?
*️⃣ How many people are named Sophia?
Almost 364000 people are named Sophia.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Sophia?
The names of Summer, Samara, Xiomara, Samir, Samira