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Sonia

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1895 7 7 0
1896 5 5 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 5 5 0
1899 7 7 0
1900 8 8 0
1901 6 6 0
1902 9 9 0
1903 6 6 0
1904 10 10 0
1905 7 7 0
1906 8 8 0
1907 14 14 0
1908 16 16 0
1909 23 23 0
1910 20 20 0
1911 23 23 0
1912 37 37 0
1913 45 45 0
1914 57 57 0
1915 61 61 0
1916 66 66 0
1917 79 79 0
1918 104 104 0
1919 96 96 0
1920 76 76 0
1921 79 79 0
1922 79 79 0
1923 86 86 0
1924 97 97 0
1925 108 108 0
1926 134 134 0
1927 218 218 0
1928 184 184 0
1929 169 169 0
1930 167 167 0
1931 163 163 0
1932 198 198 0
1933 212 212 0
1934 235 235 0
1935 226 226 0
1936 251 251 0
1937 346 346 0
1938 429 429 0
1939 282 282 0
1940 299 299 0
1941 237 237 0
1942 249 249 0
1943 262 262 0
1944 202 202 0
1945 233 233 0
1946 223 223 0
1947 280 280 0
1948 273 273 0
1949 312 312 0
1950 332 332 0
1951 397 397 0
1952 442 442 0
1953 439 439 0
1954 535 535 0
1955 589 589 0
1956 631 626 5
1957 746 746 0
1958 839 839 0
1959 923 918 5
1960 957 950 7
1961 983 983 0
1962 1,025 1,025 0
1963 1,173 1,167 6
1964 1,222 1,222 0
1965 1,252 1,252 0
1966 1,537 1,527 10
1967 1,502 1,497 5
1968 1,566 1,566 0
1969 1,751 1,742 9
1970 1,778 1,768 10
1971 1,700 1,691 9
1972 1,622 1,613 9
1973 1,609 1,600 9
1974 1,591 1,580 11
1975 1,499 1,490 9
1976 1,565 1,554 11
1977 1,375 1,368 7
1978 1,275 1,265 10
1979 1,287 1,276 11
1980 1,261 1,252 9
1981 1,147 1,130 17
1982 1,060 1,047 13
1983 974 959 15
1984 935 927 8
1985 900 890 10
1986 857 857 0
1987 840 826 14
1988 794 783 11
1989 872 858 14
1990 878 867 11
1991 859 851 8
1992 814 814 0
1993 814 804 10
1994 711 711 0
1995 711 711 0
1996 638 638 0
1997 647 647 0
1998 635 635 0
1999 574 574 0
2000 532 532 0
2001 542 542 0
2002 519 519 0
2003 498 498 0
2004 514 514 0
2005 488 488 0
2006 481 481 0
2007 460 460 0
2008 423 423 0
2009 424 424 0
2010 392 392 0
2011 351 351 0
2012 328 328 0
2013 297 297 0
2014 283 283 0
2015 243 243 0

Fun Facts about the name Sonia

  • How many people with the first name Sonia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 64,872 babies born with the first name Sonia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sonia to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sonia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Sonia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sonia is Wednesday, December 24th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Sonia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sonia was in 1970 with a total of 1,768 babies. That's a lot of babies named Sonia!
  • Random Sonia Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sonia ranks 79th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 271 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Sonia: Your name in reverse order is Ainos. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Osnai. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Sonia as a first name

Popularity of Sonia as a last name

Common last names for Sonia

  • Rodriguez
  • Smith
  • Gonzalez
  • Williams
  • Cohen
  • Brown
  • Anderson
  • Johnson
  • Schwartz
  • Morales
  • Levine

Common first names for Sonia

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Slavic

Origin and Meaning of Sonia

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

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi is an officeholder. Sonia was born in 1946 as Edvige Antonia Albina Maino in Lusiana, Veneto, Italy.

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Sonia Braga

Sonia Braga is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1967 to present. Sonia was born in 1950 as Sonia Maria Campos Braga in Maringa, Parana, Brazil.

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Sonia Silvestre

Sonia was born in 1952.

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Sonia Couling

Sonia was born in 1974 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Sonia Uribe

Sonia Uribe is a television presenter, voice-over artist, and model. Sonia was born in 1982 in Bogota, Colombia.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Sonia

Sonia Chase
Sonia Sanchez
Sonia Choquette
Sonia Jewelers
Sonia Kashuk
Sonia Manzano
Sonia Sotomayor
Sonia Van Meter
Sonia Delaunay
Sonia Sotomayor Book

Alternative Meanings

S is for select, as few are chosen.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

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 Sonia born Sep 3, 1976

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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 France approximately on 1475. 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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