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Girl Name: Sonya

Name: Sonya
Pronunciation: \s(o)-nya, son-ya\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: wisdom
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Sana, Sanna, Sina, Sena, Sonni, Sohnia, Zenya, Zinya, Zona, Zonia
Similar Names: Tonya, Donya, Ionya, Sonja, Sondya, Sofya
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 339


Sonya \s(o)-nya, son-ya\ as a girl's name is a variant of Sonia (English) and Sophia (Greek), and the meaning of Sonya is "wisdom".

The baby name Sonya sounds like Sana, Sanna, Sina, Sena, Sonni, Sohnia, Zenya, Zinya, Zona and Zonia. Other similar baby names are Tonya, Donya, Ionya, Sonja, Sondya and Sofya.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Sonya.


Sonya is a very popular first name for women (#339 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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