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Gender: F Meaning of Sophie: "wisdom" Origin of Sophie: French variation of Sophia Sophie's Popularity in 2013: #76

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Sophie is Sophia's cuter, more irreverent near-identical twin. The top choice in Scotland and Northern Ireland and Number 6 in England and Wales, Sophie is much less popular than the Number 1 Sophia in the US, though it still ranks in the Top 100.

Which do you like better? And do you see them as virtually the same name or very different? While you definitely couldn't name sisters Sophie and Sophia, you may have both on your short list and consider them distinctly separate choices. Sophie is lively and down-to-earth, while Sophia is more sophisticated and buttoned-up.

Sophie was the choice of both Eric Clapton and Luke Perry, as well as of Bette Midler for her now-grown daughter.

Sophie, Duchess of Wessex is the wife of Britain's Prince Edward, and her name is scattered throughout European royal history.

Sophie Zawistowska is the Polish heroine of the iconic William Styron novel Sophie's Choice, played in the 1982 film by Meryl Streep--who would play the mother of a Sophie decades later in Mamma Mia!.

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Famous People Named Sophie

Sophie Flack, America novelist and dancer
Sophie Tucker, American actress and singer
Sophie Sumner, fashion model
Sophie Germain, mathematician
Sophie Marceau, French actress
Sophie Ellis-Bextor, singer
Sophie Rhys Jones, Countess of Wessex
Sophie Kinsella (Madeleine Sophie Wickham), British author
Sophie Lowe, actress
Sophie Zelmani, singer
Sophie Vavasseur, Irish actress
Sophie Nelisse, Canadian actress
Sophie Nyweide, actress
Sophie Monk, singer
Sophie McShera, English actress
Sophie Irene Loeb, U.S. journalist
Sophie Okonedo, British actress
Sophie Hannah, British poet and novelist
Sopho "Sophie" Shevardnadze, correspondent for RT and granddaughter of Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze
Sophie Oda, American actress
Sophie Jodoin, visual artist
Sophie Auster, singer
Sophie Dahl, Model, Author, and Granddaughter of Roald Dahl, also the inspiration for Sophie in the BFG
Sophie Simmons, American actress
Sophie Quinton, French actress
Sophie Winkleman, English actress
Sophie Wu, British Actress
Sophie Ward, English actress and daughter of Simon Ward
Sophie B. Hawkins, American singer
Sophie Scholl, German revolutionary
Sophie Thibault, popular Quebec journalist and television reporter
Sophie McShera, English actress
Sophie Turner, Australian Model
Sophie Turner, English actress
Sophie Kennedy Clark, Scottish actress
Sophie Politt-Cohen, co-author of "The Notebook Girls"
Sophie Rundle, English actress
Sophie Kasaei, British Reality Star, Appeared in British Reality Show Geordie Shore, most famous for her controversial sacking from Geordie Shore

Pop Culture References for the Name Sophie

Sophie Collins Ashdown, character in the Infernal Devices trilogy
"Sophie's Choice," book and movie starring Meryl Streep
Sophie Fatale, character in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill
Sophie Abramowitz, character in book series "Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls"
Sophie Hatter, Dianna Wynne Jones' Howl's Moving Castle
Sophie Devereaux, character on Leverage
Sophie Martinez, character on Disney's Cory in the House
Sophie Maes, from How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
Sophie, main character and heroine in Roald Dahl's book The BFG
Sophie Fairfax, character in Heather Vogel Frederick's Mother-Daughter Book Club series book "Wish You Were Eyre"
Sophia "Sophie" Mercer - main character in Hex Hall series by Rachel Hawkins
Sophie Oseransky, from the movie "The Whole Nine Yards"
Sophie Sheridan, "Mamma Mia" character
Sophie Webster, character on British soap opera Coronation Street
Taken: The Search for Sophie Parker, Lifetime movie