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Gender: F Meaning of Sophronia: "sensible, prudent" Origin of Sophronia: Greek

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A name some people first encountered in the old children's book series The Five Little Peppers, in which Sophronia, the youngest of the Peppers is nicknamed Phronsie.`It was also used by Dickens in two of his novels: The Old Curiosity Shop and Our Mutual Friend.

An archaic option for elaborating on Sophie/Sophia.

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Famous People Named Sophronia

Sophronia Smith (1803-76), elder sister of Mormon leader Joseph Smith

Pop Culture References for the Name Sophronia

Sofronia, lover of Olinde in Tasso's epic Jerusalem Delivered (1580)
Sophronia Sphynx, character in The Old Curiosity Shop (1841) by Charles Dickens
Sophronius, name of several saints
Sophronos, brother to Meleander in The Lover’s Melancholy (1629 play by John Ford)
Sophronia Angelina Temminnick, spunky heroine of Gail Carriger's steampunk Finishing School series

Soffrona, Sofronia