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288k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Sophia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Wisdom
  • #247 All Time
  • #3 in 2014
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Boys
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102k Sophie (French)
99k Sofia (Spanish)

How popular is the name "Sophia" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801381380
18811221220
18821791790
18831591590
18841701700
18851851850
18862182180
18871921920
18882512510
18892512510
18902452450
18912202200
18922412410
18932472470
18942762760
18952592590
18962782780
18972782780
18982402400
18992382380
19002592590
19012212210
19022562560
19032132130
19042302300
19052372370
19062472470
19072652650
19082762760
19092562560
19102712710
19112722720
19123973970
19134294290
19145485480
19156926920
19166976970
19177036985
19186296290
19196046040
19205455450
19214894890
19223913910
19233693690
19243573570
19252882880
19262342340
19272402400
19281951950
19291691690
19301521520
19311331330
19321321320
19331031030
19341121075
19351011010
193698980
19371041040
193888880
193999990
19401051050
19411071070
194281810
19431041040
19441041040
19451031030
19461061060
19471081080
19481121120
19491221220
19501091090
19511531530
19521111110
19531311310
19541121120
19551521520
19561211210
19571871870
19582272270
19592752750
19602622620
19613243240
19624854850
19635235230
19644764706
19655075070
19665895890
19676016010
19685515465
19695935930
19705825820
19715935930
19724854850
19734554550
19743873870
19753863815
19763663660
19774334330
19784124120
19794904900
19806426420
19811,2371,2325
19821,1601,1600
19831,2021,1957
19841,0831,0830
19851,1061,0979
19861,0661,0606
19871,1271,1225
19881,1681,1635
19891,0731,05815
19901,1301,1255
19911,2591,2590
19921,3531,3530
19931,4981,4980
19941,6201,6137
19951,7631,7630
19962,5182,5135
19973,6443,6395#94 girl name
19984,3104,3046#73 girl name
19995,4285,4226#53 girl name
20006,5686,5626#42 girl name
20017,1677,1589#37 girl name
20028,6698,6636#27 girl name
20039,6959,68213#20 girl name
200410,95510,91540#15 girl name
200512,68312,66716#12 girl name
200613,51713,49522#9 girl name
200717,03217,01418#6 girl name
200816,08516,07312#7 girl name
200916,93416,9259#4 girl name
201020,63820,61226#2 girl name
201121,83921,81623#1 girl name
201222,28522,26718#1 girl name
201321,17221,14725#1 girl name
201418,50718,49017#3 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Sophia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 287,751 babies born with the name Sophia in the United States. That's more than enough Sophias to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 138 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sophia" was in 2012 with a total of 22,267 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sophias)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sophia" ranks #14 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 131 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 18,507 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Sophia" mean?

Sophia (Greek): Wisdom

The name "Sophia" is of Greek origin and it means "Wisdom". It's a name commonly given to girls.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

P is for peaceful, your quiet times.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Aihpos". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aiposh". 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.

Where is the name Sophia popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sophia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Sophia

Sophia Bush

Sophia Bush is an actress, director, activist, and spokesperson with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Sophia was born in 1982 as Sophia Anna Bush in Pasadena, California, 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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Sophia Myles

Sophia Myles is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Sophia was born in 1980 in London, England.

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Sylvia Sidney

Sylvia Sidney is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1926 to 1998. Sylvia was born in 1910 as Sophia Kosow in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Sophia Wezer

Sophia was born in 1972.

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Sophia Karyoti

Sophia was born in 1982.

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Past life for Sophia born Oct 6, 1983

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Sophia

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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