What is the meaning of the name Sophia?

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

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.

Famous Sophias include actresses Sophia Loren and Sophia Bush. Sofia Vergara is a very popular actress on the television show (Modern Family) .  Sofia Coppola is a director and also the daughter of 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 Petrillo on The Golden Girls. Sophie Zawistowska was the main character from the movie Sophie's Choice, which won Meryl Streep an Academy Award.

People who like the name Sophia also like:

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

Names like Sophia:

Saba, Sabah, Sabia, Safa, Safi, Safiya, Saif, Saqib, Sassaba, Sava, Savea, Savia, Savva, Savvy, Scipio, Scoop, Sebbie, Sef, Seif, Sheba, Shep, Shesheba, Sheva, Shihab, Shiva, Shobha, Shubha, Shuvai, Siv, Skip

Stats for the Name Sophia

checkmark Sophia is currently #8 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Sophia is currently #6 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