Gender: Female Meaning of Sofia: "wisdom" Origin of Sofia: Greek Sofia's Popularity in 2019: #17

Sofia Origin and Meaning

The name Sofia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "wisdom".

Sofia is a variation of the Greek name Sophia, which was derived directly from sophia, the Greek word for wisdom. It was the name of a Roman saint—the mother of Faith, Hope, and Charity—and queens of Russia and Spain. Sonya is the Russian form of Sofia.

Sofia is the elegant choice of several celebs; Lisa Remini, Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy all named their daughters Sofia.

The Sofia, vs. Sophia, spelling is widely used throughout Europe, in Italy, Spain, and throughout Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. Sofia is the Number One girls' name in Italy and in the Top Ten in Chile, Denmark, and Spain. In the U.S., the Sophia spelling ranks Number 5, but Sofia is now just outside the Top 10.

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Rank in US: #17

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