Name
SOFIA

Name SOFIA

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 791,585 births of Sofia in the countries below, which represents an average of 5,575 births of children bearing the first name Sofia per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 44,177 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Sofia   
In Italiano Nome Sofia   
Available variants : Sofía , Sófia
Variation : Sophia


Information about the first name Sofia

The first name Sofia is listed in our categories :The first name Sofia has been assigned to:
0.08% to boys
99.92% to girls
The country where the first name Sofia is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 5 letters including 3 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Sofia

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Sofia : Fosia, Osafi, Safio, Soifa

Sofia in Japanese *

Romajisofia
Katakanaソフィア
Hiraganaそふぃあ
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Sofia in Japanese
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Sofia in sign language

Sofia in binary language

01110011 01101111 01100110 01101001 01100001

Origin and meaning of name Sofia

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Bulgarian Со́фия (Sófija, “Sophie, Sophia”), named after the Church of St. Sofia.
Etymology src :
  • A less common spelling, borrowed from continental Europe, of the given name Sophia.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Sofia
  • The capital city of Bulgaria.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Sofia
  • A female given name from Ancient Greek
  • A river, and surrounding region of Madagascar
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈsəʊfi.ə/, /sɒˈfiːə/
  • Rhymes: -əʊfiə
Proper noun src :
  • SOFIA
  • (space science, telescope, NASA) Acronym of Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy. (a telescope atop a Boeing 747SP aircraft with an effective diameter of 2.5 meters at altitudes up to 13.7 kilometers)
  • (medicine) Acronym of Surround Optical Fiber Immunoassay.
FR French
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /sɔ.fja/
Proper noun src :
  • Sofia f
  • Sofia (the capital city of Bulgaria)
General
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Sofia
  • a female given name, variant of Sofie, equivalent to English Sophia
Afrikaans
Proper noun src :
  • Sofia
  • Sofia (the capital city of Bulgaria)
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Sofioot
  • Sofioties
Slovak
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈsofi̯a]
Proper noun src :
  • Sofia f (genitive singular Sofie, declension pattern of ulica)
  • Sofia (the capital city of Bulgaria)
Polish
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Bulgarian Со́фия (Sófija).
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈsɔ.fja/
  • Rhymes: -ɔfja
  • Syllabification: So‧fia
Proper noun src :
  • Sofia f
  • Sofia (the capital city of Bulgaria)
PT Portuguese
Proper noun src :
  • Sofia f
  • a female given name, equivalent to English Sophia
  • Alternative form of Sófia
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • Ultimately of Ancient Greek origin. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1380 as Sophia.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /sʊ²fiːa/
Proper noun src :
  • Sofia c (genitive Sofias)
  • Sofia (the capital city of Bulgaria)
  • a female given name, equivalent to English Sophia
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (given name): Sofi, Sofie, Sonja, Sophia, Sophie
IT Italian
Etymology src :
  • See Sophia.
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Bulgarian София (Sofija, “Sophie, Sophia”), named after the Church of St. Sofia.
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /soˈfi.a/
  • Rhymes: -ia
  • Hyphenation: So‧fì‧a
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Sofia f
  • a female given name, equivalent to English Sophia
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈsɔ.fja/
  • Rhymes: -ɔfja
  • Hyphenation: Sò‧fia
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Sofia f
  • Sofia (the capital city of Bulgaria)
Anagrams src :
  • afosi
Anagrams src :
  • afosi
Noun src :
  • sofia f (plural sofie)
  • science
  • wisdom
Noun (Synonyms) src :
FI Finnish
Etymology src :
  • Ultimately from Ancient Greek σοφία (sophía). The sense "Sofia (Bulgaria)" is through Bulgarian Со́фия (Sófija).
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈsofiɑ/, [ˈs̠o̞fiɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ofiɑ
  • Syllabification(key): So‧fi‧a
Proper noun src :
  • Sofia
  • Sofia (the capital city of Bulgaria)
  • a female given name, equivalent to English Sophia
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (given name) Sohvi, Sonja
Proper noun (Statistics) src :
  • Sofia is the 57th most common female given name in Finland, belonging to 11,893 female individuals (and as a middle name to 51,221 more, making it more common as a middle name), and also belongs to 6 male individuals (and as a middle name to 12 more, making it more common as a middle name), according to February 2023 data from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency of Finland.
DK Danish
Proper noun src :
  • Sofia
  • Sofia (the capital city of Bulgaria)
  • a female given name, variant of Sofie, equivalent to English Sophia
DE German
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Bulgarian Со́фия (Sófija).
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Sofia f (proper noun, genitive Sofias or Sofia, plural Sofias)
  • a female given name, a less common variant of Sophia
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Sofia n (proper noun, genitive Sofias or (optionally with an article) Sofia)
  • Sofia (the capital city of Bulgaria)
NO Norwegian Bokmål
Etymology src :
  • From Bulgarian София (Sofija), renamed after the Church of St. Sofia in 1376.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Sofia
  • Sofia (the capital city of Bulgaria)
 

Popularity of the name Sofia

Number of SOFIA births per year

Total births of Sofia by country

Births with the first name Sofia
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
5
160,261
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
397
150,264
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
220
109,290
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
70,784
ESSpain
2002 - 2021
0
61,532
CLChili
2010 - 2021
0
47,925
MXMexico
2017 - 2021
0
31,106
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
0
29,898
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
0
24,420
FIFinland
2003 - 2022
0
9,963
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
3
9,094
SESweden
1998 - 2022
0
7,725
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
0
7,661
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
0
7,460
MDMoldova
2016 - 2022
0
6,699
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
0
6,605
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
2
6,227
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
0
6,098
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
0
5,335
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
0
5,144
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
4
4,632
NONorway
1945 - 2022
0
4,362
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
0
2,902
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
0
2,508
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2022
0
2,441
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
0
2,086
EEEstonia
1931 - 2022
0
2,032
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
0
1,467
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
0
1,280
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
0
1,168
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
1,004
SISlovenia
1992 - 2022
0
849
HRCroatia
2018 - 2022
0
642
LVLatvia
2015 - 2022
0
90

Total births of Sofia by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Sofia
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
0
7,248
MXMexico
2021
0
6,552
BRBrazil
2022
0
6,099
ITItaly
2021
1
5,578
ESSpain
2021
0
2,998
ARArgentina
2015
0
2,616
CLChili
2021
0
2,401
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
0
1,671
FRFrance
2022
0
1,168
FIFinland
2022
0
984
MDMoldova
2022
0
910
SKSlovakia
2022
0
621
PTPortugal
2022
0
619
DEGermany
2022
0
523
AUAustralia
2022
0
512
PLPoland
2022
0
404
DKDenmark
2022
0
376
NLNetherlands
2022
0
340
BEBelgium
2022
0
314
ONOntario
2019
0
309
CHSwitzerland
2021
0
298
QCQuebec
2022
0
249
NONorway
2022
0
213
ATAustria
2021
0
204
SESweden
2022
0
181
HRCroatia
2022
0
159
IEIreland
2022
0
140
SISlovenia
2022
0
106
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
96
EEEstonia
2022
0
78
NZNew Zealand
2022
0
75
BCBritish Columbia
2022
0
71
ABAlberta
2022
0
49
LVLatvia
2022
0
14

Comments on the name Sofia

Personalities with the first name Sofia

There are 288 personalities with the first name Sofia


Sophia Loren
(Sofia Costanza Brigida Villani Scicolone) src

Italy France
Actor Singer Voice actor Model Film actor Beauty pageant contestant Autobiographer


Sofia Kovalevskaïa
(Софья Васильевна Корвин-Круковская) src

Sweden Russian empire
Writer Physicist Mathematician University teacher Communard Novelist


Sofia Rotaru
src

Ukraine Soviet union
Entrepreneur Conductor Singer Record producer Choir director Dancer Film actor


Sofía Vergara
(Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara) src

United states of america Colombia
Actor Television producer Television presenter Voice actor Film producer Model Television actor Film actor


Sofia Coppola
(Sofia Carmina Coppola) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Writer Film director Director Film actor


Sophie De Grèce
(Σοφία Μαργαρίτα Βικτωρία Φρειδερίκη) src

Spain
Athlete


Keiko Fujimori
(Keiko Sofia Fujimori Higuchi) src

Peru
Politician


Astrid De Suède
src

Belgium Sweden
Aristocrat Consort


Sophie Alexeïevna
src

Tsardom of russia
Politician Ruler


Ingrid De Suède
src

Sweden Kingdom of denmark
Consort



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Sofia
Full list of personalities with the first name Sofia

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Sofia

There are 1460 actors and actresses with the first name Sofia
Sofia Sorano Xavier
Sofia Holmes
Sofia Rosinsky
Sofia Lever
Sofia Coll
Sofia Hublitz
Sofia Su
Sofia Richie
Sofia Santana
Sofia Ansari
Sofia Bunting Newman
Sofia Lee
Sofia Cukic
Sofia Carson
Sofia Vassilieva
Sofia Black-D'elia
Sofia Saint
Sofia Ruusila
Sofia Mano
Sofia Pernas
Sofia Arruda
Sofia Costa
Sofia Bruscoli
Sofia Cerqueira
Sofia Kourtidou
Sofia Cal
Sofia Rebelo
Sofia Cucci
Sofia Pekkari
Sofia Brattwall

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Sofia
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Sofia

Rankings of first name SOFIA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#21262IT Italy2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#1IT Italy2021
#1CL Chili2021
#1EE Estonia2022
#1SK Slovakia2022
#1MX Mexico2021
#1MD Moldova2022
#3FI Finland2022
#3ES Spain2021
#4AR Argentina2015
#6CH Switzerland2021
#10DK Denmark2022
#11BE Belgium2022
#11PT Portugal2022
#13US United State of America2022
#15SI Slovenia2022
#16NO Norway2022
#20QC Quebec2022
#21ON Ontario2019
#23GB United Kingdom2021
#25HR Croatia2022
#29NL Netherlands2022
#29BC British Columbia2022
#31BR Brazil2022
#39IE Ireland2022
#39AU Australia2022
#41AT Austria2021
#44FR France2022
#49NZ New Zealand2022
#54AB Alberta2022
#63SE Sweden2022
#72PL Poland2022
#99CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#107LV Latvia2022
#124DE Germany2022