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Meaning of the Name Sofia
What is the meaning of the name Sofia?
The name Sofia is primarily a female name of Spanish origin that means Wisdom.
Based on the Greek name, Sophia. There are many variations of the spelling of Sofia throughout the world, but the most common American alternate spelling is Sophia. Other alternate spellings include Sofiya and Sofea, among others.
The most famous Sofia today is Sofia Vergara from the television show Modern Family
. She was also named one of Forbes Magazine's
most powerful women. Actresses named Sophia include Sophia Lauren and Chicago P.D.'s
Sophia Bush. Sofia Coppola is a director and daughter of filmmaker Frances Ford Coppola, so she may be considered one of the celebrity daughters that caused the name's boom in popularity in the United States.
Fictional characters range from Disney's Sofia the First
to Sophia Peletier from The Walking Dead
to Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls.
Different Spellings of the name Sofia:
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