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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

Comments

TechnoKitten Says:

2018-12-26T10:30:25

I adore this name

saoirse123 Says:

2017-07-26T20:03:21

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:

2016-12-31T22:16:31

Saphronia is my daughter & her Grandmother's name.

kxlly0614 Says:

2016-08-23T13:43:12

Sounds like some cheap drug store shampoo or soap.

kpearl8 Says:

2015-12-10T18:32:36

"so-FROH-nee-uh" I believe

Katherine Harrington Says:

2015-12-10T16:43:46

How does one pronounce this name?

snowsbeloved Says:

2015-11-16T05:35:26

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

Vespertinerose Says:

2014-05-11T04:30:24

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