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

Tzofia Origin and Meaning

The name Tzofia is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "a scout of Jehovah".

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:


Lovely, intriguing name!

aimeekeren14 Says:


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