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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Soph

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Soph is of English origin and means "Gifted, intelligent and friendly".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Soph
A contraction of Soph ister.
noun Soph
A contraction of Sophomore.
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  1. A second-year undergraduate

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Soph

    Ed was born on March 21st, 1945.


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    Popularity of Soph as a last name

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    Fun Facts about the name Soph

    • When was the first name Soph first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Soph is Thursday, May 30th, 1889.
    • How unique is the name Soph? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Soph. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Soph: Your name in reverse order is Hpos. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Psho. How do you pronounce that?

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    Past life for Soph born Sep 3, 1952

    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 Northern India approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

    You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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