Gender: Female

The name Sonja is a girl's name of Norwegian origin. Sonja and is often added to lists like Olympic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding Then Eliminating -- Girls Themed".

Norwegian variation of Sophia.

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mill1020 Says:


I think it's the same as Sonia. I agree that it may become more popular. The only thing holding me back from liking it too much is the Sonja Henie association.

paulapuddephatt Says:


Is this pronounced the same way as Sonia or Sonya? I do love Sonia. I think it will gain popularity in the coming years, as an alternative to Sophia and Sophie.