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Sofia

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305k Sophia (Greek)
105k Sophie (French)

How popular is the baby name Sofia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 6 6 0
1886 10 10 0
1887 5 5 0
1888 12 12 0
1889 12 12 0
1890 8 8 0
1891 14 14 0
1892 15 15 0
1893 10 10 0
1894 7 7 0
1895 12 12 0
1896 11 11 0
1897 5 5 0
1898 21 21 0
1899 10 10 0
1900 17 17 0
1901 14 14 0
1902 12 12 0
1903 11 11 0
1904 11 11 0
1905 9 9 0
1906 19 19 0
1907 17 17 0
1908 18 18 0
1909 38 38 0
1910 37 37 0
1911 33 33 0
1912 32 32 0
1913 42 42 0
1914 38 38 0
1915 44 44 0
1916 52 52 0
1917 58 58 0
1918 44 44 0
1919 49 49 0
1920 60 60 0
1921 64 64 0
1922 57 57 0
1923 61 61 0
1924 68 68 0
1925 76 76 0
1926 47 47 0
1927 64 64 0
1928 71 71 0
1929 60 60 0
1930 78 78 0
1931 60 60 0
1932 37 37 0
1933 47 47 0
1934 35 35 0
1935 49 49 0
1936 43 43 0
1937 23 23 0
1938 39 39 0
1939 43 43 0
1940 46 46 0
1941 31 31 0
1942 24 24 0
1943 39 39 0
1944 36 36 0
1945 33 33 0
1946 35 35 0
1947 51 51 0
1948 39 39 0
1949 46 46 0
1950 55 55 0
1951 44 44 0
1952 39 39 0
1953 48 48 0
1954 51 51 0
1955 54 54 0
1956 44 44 0
1957 56 56 0
1958 59 59 0
1959 64 64 0
1960 69 69 0
1961 67 67 0
1962 78 78 0
1963 84 84 0
1964 91 91 0
1965 90 90 0
1966 96 96 0
1967 104 104 0
1968 89 89 0
1969 128 128 0
1970 125 125 0
1971 157 157 0
1972 132 132 0
1973 139 139 0
1974 149 144 5
1975 157 157 0
1976 160 160 0
1977 191 191 0
1978 177 177 0
1979 195 195 0
1980 191 191 0
1981 266 266 0
1982 240 240 0
1983 261 261 0
1984 251 251 0
1985 263 263 0
1986 243 243 0
1987 314 314 0
1988 281 281 0
1989 328 320 8
1990 348 348 0
1991 448 448 0
1992 453 453 0
1993 558 558 0
1994 510 510 0
1995 607 607 0
1996 766 766 0
1997 1,183 1,183 0
1998 1,346 1,346 0
1999 1,608 1,603 5
2000 2,093 2,093 0
2001 2,288 2,288 0
2002 3,059 3,059 0
2003 3,486 3,486 0 #97 girl name
2004 4,490 4,473 17 #69 girl name
2005 5,167 5,161 6 #52 girl name
2006 5,087 5,078 9 #55 girl name
2007 6,052 6,044 8 #35 girl name
2008 5,987 5,980 7 #36 girl name
2009 5,688 5,688 0 #36 girl name
2010 6,330 6,323 7 #26 girl name
2011 7,324 7,324 0 #19 girl name
2012 7,829 7,823 6 #18 girl name
2013 9,158 9,148 10 #13 girl name
2014 9,585 9,576 9 #12 girl name
2015 9,659 9,650 9 #14 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Sofia baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 108,954 babies born with the name Sofia in the United States. That's more than enough Sofias to occupy the territory of United States Virgin Islands (USA) with an estimated population of 106,405 (as of April 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sofia" was in 2015 with a total of 9,650 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sofias)

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sofia" ranks #28 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 24 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 7,829 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Sofia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sofia as well as things modernly associated with the name Sofia such as celebrities named Sofia.

Origin and Meaning of Sofia

The name "Sofia" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Wisdom". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara is an actress, comedian, model, television host and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Sofia was born in 1972 as Sofia Margarita Vergara Vergara in Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia.

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Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola is a director, producer, screenwriter, and actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1972 to present. Sofia was born in 1971 as Sofia Carmina Coppola in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Sofia Vassilieva

Sofia Vassilieva is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Sofia was born in 1992 as Sofia Vladimirovna Vassilieva in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

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Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1950 to present. Sophia was born in 1934 as Sofia Villani Scicolone in Rome, Italy.

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Sofia Milos

Sofia Milos is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Sofia was born in 1965 in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Sofia Tsegeli

Sofia was born in 1987.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Sofia

Sofia Black D'elia
Sofia Boutella
Sofia Hellqvist
Sofia The First
Sofia Mechetner
Sofia Carson
Sofia Richie

Alternative Meanings

S is for strength, there when needed.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Aifos". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Fioas". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Sofia born Mar 8, 2013

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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