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Tzofia

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: tso-FEE-ya Meaning of Tzofia: "a scout of Jehovah" Origin of Tzofia: Hebrew

The name Tzofia is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "a scout of Jehovah". Tzofia and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop your least favorite name".

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The "Tz" beginning of Tzofia represents the Hebrew letter tzadi, which is pronounced more like ts. So Tzofia sounds like Sofia with a light t at the beginning -- intriguing, but a difficult sound for a native English speaker to reproduce. While Tzofia is a distinct name from the megapopular Sophia and Sofia, many people will hear it as a cognate and pronounce it the same....or like Zofia.

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Kew Says:

2018-03-22T16:29:20

Lovely, intriguing name!

aimeekeren14 Says:

2014-10-31T02:02:35

The 'T' actually isn't silent, but it is a sound not commonly found in English. The "Tz" making a sound like the ending of the word beats so it is actually pronounced Tso-phi-a with an emphasis on the first syllable