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Boy Name: Sophus

Name: Sophus
Pronunciation: \s(o)-phus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: wisdom
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Cephas
Similar Names: Seamus, Josephus, Saphir, Sachs, Seumus, Sirius


Sophus \s(o)-phus\ as a boy's name is a variant of Sofus (Greek), and the meaning of Sophus is "wisdom".

The baby name Sophus sounds like Cephas. Other similar baby names are Seamus, Josephus, Saphir, Sachs, Seumus and Sirius.


Sophus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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