Sofia Name Meaning & Origin

Sofia

Pronunciation: soh-FEE-ə (key)

Origin of the name Sofia:

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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Sofie, Sophia, Fia

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Nicknames for Sofia

Sofie, Sofi, Sof, Su, Fia, Fifi, Soso, Sonya, Fi, Foo-Foo, Sofa

Meanings and history of the name Sofia

Sofia is a female name derived from σοφία, the Greek word for "Wisdom."

Famous real-life people named Sofia

Sofia Coppola, American director/producer
Sofia Black D'Elia, American actress
Sofia Vassilieva, American actress
Sofia Vergara, Colombian-born actress
Sofia Carson, An American Actress, Singer, and Model

Sofia in song, story & screen

Sofia Robbin Sloan Torres is the daughter of Callie, Arizona and Mark from Grey's Anatomy
Sofia is also the name of an early Christian martyr.
Sofia was the oldest member of the 4 roommates on the sitcom The Golden Girls
Sofia is a strong female character in Alice Walker's novel The Color Purple, played by Oprah Winfrey in the 1985 Spielberg film.
Princess Sofia from Sofia the First
Sofia Mantega, Wind Dancer from the X-Men

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