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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 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.
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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 Scholl
was a member of the White Rose non-violent resistance movement in Nazi Germany. She was convicted of treason after having been found distributing anti-war leaflets at the University of Munich with her brother Hans. As a result, they were both executed by guillotine.She had a talent for drawing and painting and for the first time came into contact with a few so-called 'degenerate' artists. An avid reader, she developed a growing interest in philosophy and theology. This was her alternative world to fascist National Socialism.
 
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