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Gender: Female

The name Sonya is a girl's name of Ukrainian origin. Sonya and is often added to lists like Steampunk Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

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Famous People Named Sonya

Sonya Jeyaseelan, Canadian tennis player
Sonya Walger, English actress
Sonya Levien, Russian screenwriter
Sonya Tayeh, American dancer and choreographer
Sonya Hartnett, Australian writer
Sonya Isaacs, American country music singer
Sonya Smith, American-Venezuelan actress

Pop Culture References for the name Sonya

Sonya Blade, character in Mortal Kombat video game series
Sonya Belikova, character in the Vampire Academy series
Sonya, character in manga "Baby, Please Kill Me!"
Sonya Rebecchi (née Mitchell), character in Australian soap "Neighbours"
Sonya Rostova, character in "War and Peace"
Sonya Marmeladova, character in "Crime and Punishment"
Sonya Serebryakova, character in "Uncle Vanya" by Anton Chekhov
Sonya, character in music video "Girls Like Girls" by Hayley Kiyoko


paulapuddephatt Says:


I love this name. I prefer the Sonia spelling, but it's lovely, either way. An underrated name, which may become more popular in the future.

ashbee Says:


This was my great-grandmother's name. I love that it hasn't become as popular as Sofia, but has the same lovely meaning. It sounds beautiful, exotic, and strong without being weird.