What is the meaning of the name Sophia?

The name Sophia is primarily a female name of Greek origin that means Wisdom.

Sophia is a name of Greek origin, derived from the word "sophos," meaning "wisdom." In ancient Greece, Sophia was the personification of wisdom and was often depicted as a goddess. There are many variations of the spelling of Sophia throughout the world, but the most common American alternate spelling is Sofia. Other alternate spellings include Sofiya and Sofea.

Five famous people named Sophia include:

Sophia Loren - An Italian actress and singer, who has won numerous awards for her performances in films such as "Two Women" and "Marriage Italian Style."
Sofia Vergara - A Colombian-American actress and model, best known for her role as Gloria in the TV series "Modern Family."
Sophia Bush - An American actress, director, and activist, known for her roles in TV shows such as "One Tree Hill" and "Chicago P.D."
Sophia Amoruso - An American businesswoman, entrepreneur, and author, who founded the clothing company Nasty Gal.
Sophia Di Martino - An English actress, known for her role as Sylvie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe TV series "Loki."

Five fictional characters named Sophia include:

Sophia Petrillo - A character from the TV series "The Golden Girls." She is one of the main characters and is portrayed as a sarcastic and feisty elderly woman.
Sophia Burset - A character from the TV series "Orange Is the New Black." She is a transgender woman and a former firefighter who is serving time in prison.
Sophia Peletier - A character from the TV series "The Walking Dead." She is a survivor of the zombie apocalypse and the mother of another character, Carl Grimes.
Sophia Santi - A character from the TV series "Californication." She is a pornographic actress who becomes involved with the main character, Hank Moody.
Sophia Al-Maria - A character from the TV series "The Handmaid's Tale." She is a young wife of a commander in the Republic of Gilead, and is portrayed as naive and sheltered.

People who like the name Sophia also like:

Isabella, Ava, Olivia, Grace, Charlotte, Emma, Amelia, Lucas, Alexander, Oliver, Benjamin, Owen, Liam, Ethan

Names like Sophia:

Saif, Shihab, Safa, Sipho, Sef, Supay, Skip, Skippy, Shuvai, Savea, Shobha, Savia, Safiya, Saqib, Sava, Svea, Suvi, Savva, Sheba, Sabia, Safi, Shesheba, Suhaib, Shubha, Scoop, Siv, Saba, Sofia, Suubi, Seif

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Sophia Law - daughter of Jude Law and Samantha Burke , born 2009
Sophia Rose Stallone - daughter of Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin , born 1996
Paulina Sophia Piazza - daughter of Mike Piazza and Alicia Rickter , born 2009

Stats for the Name Sophia

checkmark Sophia is currently #20 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Sophia is currently #5 in U.S. births

Songs about Sophia

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All For You Sophia - Franz Ferdinand
Jewels For Sophia - Robyn Hitchcock
Something for Sophia Loren - The King of Luxembourg
Sophia - John Squire
Sophia - The Rasmus
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