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Girl Name: Sofia

Name: Sofia
Pronunciation: \s(o)-fia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: wisdom
Origin: Greek
Related Names: Zsofia
Sounds Like: Safia, Zofia, Sofya
Variant forms: Sofiah, Sofie
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 765
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 32807


Sofia \s(o)-fia\ as a girl's name is pronounced so-FEE_ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Sofia is "wisdom". Spanish, Italian, and Scandinavian form of Sophia.

Sofia has 2 variant forms: Sofiah and Sofie.

For more information, see also the related name Zsofia.

Baby names that sound like Sofia are Safia, Zofia and Sofya.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Sofia.


Sofia is a very popular first name for women (#765 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#32807 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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