Zofia

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zofia

"Zofia" is a name of Polish origin, and it means "Wisdom". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, cognate to Sophie.

Notable Persons Named Zofia

Zofia Kossak-Szczucka was a writer. Zofia was born on August 10th, 1889 in Kośmin, Lublin Voivodeship. She breathed her last breath on April 9th, 1968.

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Zofia was born on January 12th, 1760 in Bursa. She left this life on November 24th, 1822.

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Zofia was born as the child of Adam Zygmunt Sapieha and House of Sobański on October 11th, 1919. She left this life on August 14th, 1997.

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Their military service ended in 1943. Zofia was born on March 2nd, 1912. They left this life on July 4th, 1943.

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Zofia was born on May 13th, 1891 in Kraków. They left this life in 1976.

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Sophie Brzeska was a in the fields of writing and muse. Sophie was given the name Zofia Brzeska in 1873 in near Kraków, Poland. She breathed her last breath in 1925.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 7 7 0
1914 7 7 0
1915 9 9 0
1916 10 10 0
1917 9 9 0
1918 12 12 0
1919 7 7 0
1920 9 9 0
1923 5 5 0
1954 5 5 0
1960 5 5 0
1985 7 7 0
1987 6 6 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 6 6 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 18 18 0
1997 16 16 0
1998 12 12 0
1999 19 19 0
2000 20 20 0
2001 18 18 0
2002 29 29 0
2003 32 32 0
2004 34 34 0
2005 50 50 0
2006 67 67 0
2007 62 62 0
2008 75 75 0
2009 81 81 0
2010 86 86 0
2011 102 102 0
2012 95 95 0
2013 98 98 0
2014 84 84 0
2015 63 63 0
2016 88 88 0
2017 67 67 0

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Popularity of Zofia as a first name

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Common last names for Zofia

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Fun Facts about the name Zofia

  • How Popular is the name Zofia? Zofia is the 8,642nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zofia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,368 babies born with the first name Zofia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zofia to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zofia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Zofia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zofia is Wednesday, May 7th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Zofia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zofia was in 2011 with a total of 102 babies.
  • Random Zofia Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zofia is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Zofia: Your name in reverse order is Aifoz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zafoi. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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