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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sonic

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Maryland, United States, the name Sonic is of American origin and means "The speed of lightning".
  • A user from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Sonic is of English origin and means "A supernatural current of speed".
  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Sonic is of Japanese origin and means "Denoting, relating to, or of the nature of sound or sound waves".
  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Sonic is of Latin origin and means "Sound".

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  1. Relating to audible sound ("a sonic wave")
  2. (of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea level ("a sonic boom")

From Latin sonus.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sonic

Rob Sonic is a hip hop music rapping, hip hop production, and hip hop music. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Rob was given the name Robert Smith in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rob is also known as Bobby Freedom.


Fun Facts about the name Sonic

  • How Popular is the name Sonic? Sonic is the 85,706th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sonic have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Sonic in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sonic? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2009 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Sonic born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sonic was in 2009 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sonic: Your name in reverse order is Cinos. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cosin. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Sonic born Jun 26, 1928

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 Wales approximately on 1525. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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