Sophia - Meaning Of Sophia, What Does Sophia Mean?

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Sophia Meaning


What does Sophia mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Sophia is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Sophia is "wisdom".  

Sophia is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced So-phi-a.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 1  in baby name popularity for girls with 21075 occurrences.  It ranked 4018 in popular baby names for boys with 25 occurrences. 

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


The names Sofia, Sofija, Sofiya, Sofya, Sohvi, Sophie, Tzofiya, Zofia, Zofie, Zsofia are all forms of Sophia.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Sophia Loren.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Sophia in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Sophia 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 Sophia in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Sophia Numerology page.

Sophia Numerology
Sophia in Hieroglyhics
Sophia in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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