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Sofia Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Sofia is of Greek , English and Spanish origin.

The meaning of Sofia is "wisdom".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 12  in baby name popularity for girls with 9542 occurrences.  It ranked 8634 in popular baby names for boys with 9 occurrences. 

View the Sofia Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Sofia has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Sofia to other names.


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Related Names

Sofia is a form of the name Sophia.

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Sofia in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Sofia.

Just for fun, see the name Sofia in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Sofia in Nautical Flags page.

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English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.