Sophia name meaning
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Sophia Name Meaning

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Sophia

   

Meaning of Sophia

Wisdom.

Sophia Name Origin

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Sophia name origin
Sophia of Hanover, who became the mother of George I, King of England and de facto Prince-Elector of Hanover.
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Sophia is mainly used in the English, German, Greek, Italian, and Russian languages, and its language of origin is Old Greek. Derived literally from the element 'Sophia' which means "wisdom."

Sophia was the name of an early, probably mythical, saint who died of grief after her three daughters were martyred. Legends about her probably arose as a result of a medieval misunderstanding of the phrase Hagia Sophia "Holy Wisdom", which was the name of a large basilica in Constantinople.
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.
Sophia Name also appears in following Origin(s): Biblical, Russian
Sophia also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Arabic, British, Danish, Dutch
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.
 
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