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Sophia meaning

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Sophia Numerology :
Personality No. 7. People with the name Sophia seek religion & wisdom. They hate doing physical work. They are introspective, scientific & analytical. Person with name Sophia having 7 as Personality number love nature & peaceful ambiance. They love perfection, teaching & spirituality. They are individualistic, creative, dignified, serene & tolerant. They are intuitive, magnetic & versatile.
Variant Baby Names of Sophia:

Saffi, Sofia, Sofie, Soficita, Sofka, Sofy, Sofya, Sonia, Sonja, Sonnie, Sonya, Sophey, , Saffi, Sofia

Rhyming Names of Sophia: 
Sophia with popular Irish Surnames:

Sophia Sands,   Sophia Nash,   Sophia Cusack,   Sophia Meldon,   Sophia Hoey


The feminine name Sophia in Greek means “wisdom”. It belonged to the name of a saint, who was probably mythical, who died from the grief after his three daughters were killed and tortured because of their religion. Legends were started about this medieval misunderstanding and the phrase “Hagia Sophia” was born meaning “Holy Wisdom”.

The name became popular in the Middle Ages with the continental European royalty. Then in the 18th century it became common in Britain when the German House of Hanover took the throne. It has been given to many people even characters in novels like “The Vicar of Wakefield” by Oliver Goldsmith or “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding. Now Sophia Richie is added to the list.

More About Irish Name : Sophia

  • A borrowing from the Greek, Sophia is directly derived from sophia (wisdom, skill). The name has been in common use in England since the 17th century, when it was bestowed upon the infant daughter of James I.

  • A borrowing from the Greek, Sophia is directly derived from sophia (wisdom, skill).

  • Sophia of Hanover, who became the mother of George I, King of England and de facto Prince-Elector of Hanover.

Famous Name Sophia

  • Sophia Skou

    is a former butterfly swimmer from Denmark, who twice competed in the Summer Olympics for her native country: in 1996 and 2000. She was Denmark's leading swimmer in the 1990s, together with Mette Jacobsen.


Sophia Name also appears in following Origin(s): Biblical, Russian

Sophia also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, English, Greek, Arabic, Danish

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  • What does the name Sophia mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Wisdom in Irish. Sophia also named in American, English, Greek, Arabic, Danish for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Sophia. What does the name Sophia mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Sophia. History of name and famous personality with Sophia will help to update our database and other website users.

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