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

Sophronia Origin and Meaning

The name Sophronia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "sensible, prudent".

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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Pop Culture References for the name Sophronia

Sofronia, Soffrona


TechnoKitten Says:


I adore this name

saoirse123 Says:


Has a weird appeal to me: it feels dusty, with lots of starch in the collar, but still has one foot in the modern world. Definitely needs a nickname if it was used as a first.

Burblebeezus Says:


Saphronia is my daughter & her Grandmother's name.

kxlly0614 Says:


Sounds like some cheap drug store shampoo or soap.

kpearl8 Says:


"so-FROH-nee-uh" I believe

Katherine Harrington Says:


How does one pronounce this name?

snowsbeloved Says:


More like a fresh take on Sophia... Not for me, but I like it!

Vespertinerose Says:


Its similar to Sophronisba/Sofonisba yet has the look and feel of Serephina but the familiarity of Sophia.