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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 Italian Surnames:

Sophia Bosio,   Sophia Zanetti,   Sophia Sala,   Sophia Rossi,   Sophia Bos


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.

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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.

Famous Name Sophia

  • Sophia George

    a Jamaican singer, best known for her 1985 hit "Girlie Girlie", which reached number one in Jamaica and was also a Top 10 hit in the UK.[1] Her other Jamaican hits include "Lazy Body," "It Burn Mi Belly," and the duet "Ain't No Meaning"; all four songs appeared on her ten song 1986 album, Fresh.Girlie Girlie" was written by Sangie Davis.[2][3] In the UK, she remains a one-hit wonder based on that song.


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 Italian. 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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