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Sophia Name Meaning

Sophia meaning

Name :

Sophia

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Gender :
Feminine
Meaning of Sophia :

Used in country/religion :
Pronounciation
of Name Sophia :
/ so-FEE-ə/ or /so-FIE-ə/
Etymology
of Name Sophia :
History
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Popular In :
The United States, Switzerland, Northern Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Austria Australia, New Zealand
Information about the
Name of Sophia :
Sophia is a popular name across different children's books. These books include Papa Gatto: An Italian Fairy Tale, Silly Sophia: A Daily Adventure, Princess Sophia's Gifts, Sophia at a Royal Wedding, Sophia's War: A Tale of the Revolution, and Sophia the Snow Swan Fairy.
Famous People with
Name Sophia :
Sophia Bush is a spokesperson, activist, director, and actress. She starred in the series One Tree Hill and NBC's Chicago PD. She also has a role in the movie The Hitcher. Sophia Smith is a famous Instagram star with over 750,000 followers. She is also known for being the girlfriend of Liam Payne, member of One Direction. Sophia Lucia is a young dancer who became famous in the reality TV show Dance Moms. She debuted in the third season.
Variant Names of Sophia:

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

Sona (Czech), Sonja (Finnish), Sofia (Spanish), Zofia (Polish), Soffia (Icelandic), Sopio (Georgian)

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Popularity Rank :

Sophia name was top ranked at 555 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 3 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Sophia has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 221 position. 304851 numbers of people were named Sophia so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Sophia

More about :
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.
Sophia Numerology :
Personality No. 7. People with name Sophia seek religion & wisdom. They hate doing physical work. They are introspective, scientific & analytical. Person with 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. More Numerology

More About Name : Sophia

  • 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.

Name Analysis of Sophia

Character Analysis of Sophia : Persons with the name Sophia, can be quite ambitious, self-confident, determined and self-reliant and have a strong unyielding willpower and the courage of their convictions. New projects, new ideas and the desire for expansion, all allow the them to go forth with courage, originality and decisiveness.

Love Life of Sophia : Persons stood in a certain shyness and therefore a propensity to hide their thoughts even of an intimate nature.

Name Letter Analysis of Sophia

S : Persons are a real charmer

O : Persons know where the moral high ground is, and always try to take it

P : Persons are very intellectual and have a broad base of knowledge

H : Persons are a visionary, but they also tend to make a lot of money and lose it fast

I : Persons are a compassionate person who feels things deeply

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Sophia

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Sophia is Kumbha and Moon sign associated with the name Sophia is Aquarius.

The name Sophia has Air element. Saturn is the Ruling Planet for the name Sophia . The name Sophia having moon sign as Aquarius is represented by The Water Bearer and considered as Fixed .

Normally, people with the name Sophia like to work independently. They are easily able to make friends.

Other name options, having Aquarius moon sign are name starting with : Ga, Gi, Gu, Ge, Go, Sa, Si, Su, Se, So, Sh, Sk, Sl , Sm,Sn, Sp, Sr, St, Sv, Sw, Sy.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Sophia

The name Sophia is suitable for baby born in Purva Bhadrapada nakshatra

Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra: "The first of the blessed feet"

Lord: Guru (Jupiter)
Symbol : Swords or two front legs of funeral cot, man with two faces
Deity : Ajikapada, an ancient fire dragon
Indian zodiac: 20° Kumbha - 3°20' Meena ; Western zodiac 16° - 29°20' Pisces
Other name options, having Purva Bhadrapada nakashatra are name starting with : Se,  So,  Da,  Di.

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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