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Sonya Meaning


What does Sonya mean?

The name Sonya is of Russian origin.

The meaning of Sonya is "wisdom".

Sonya is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced So-ny-a.

The Given Name Sonya

Sonya is a diminutive of Sofya. See Sofya for further details.

Sonya is quite an attractive name and a welcome find.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Sonya Rostova, and Sonya Walger.

Sonya Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,697 in baby name popularity for girls with 122 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,609 in baby name popularity for girls with 135 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Sonya sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Sonya Name Popularity Page.

Sonya Related Names

Sonya is a diminutive of Sofya.

Variants of the name Sonya include Sonia.

The name Sonja is a form of Sonya.

Famous Sonyas

  • Sonya Rostova ~ War and Peace character
  • Sonya Walger ~ Actress

Sonya Numerology

What will your new littleSonya be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Sonya Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Sonya.

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