Rank 5th Girl Name πŸ”₯ Popular

In 2022, the name Sophia was 5th most popular baby name for girls and 8th most popular baby name overall. In 2022, 12,322 babies were named Sophia in the United States.

In 2022, 1 out of every 273 babies in the United States were named Sophia. In a classroom of 30 students, there is approximately a 10.4% chance that another student would have the same name. Today, the average age of someone named Sophia is around 14 to 15 years old.

The name "Sophia" is extremely common πŸ”₯

Nicknames for Sophia include Sophie and Soph.

Sophia Meaning & Origin

Sophia is a name of Greek origin that means "wisdom" or "wise."

The name Sophia is described as sophisticated, scholarly and iconic.


Sophia is pronounced sop-hee-a in English. The name Sophia has 6 letters and 2 or 3 syllables, depending on pronunciation.

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Name Trends (1972 to Present)

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Fun Facts about Sophia

  • The name Sophia is used as a reference in philosophy to symbolize wisdom, and it has been commonly used in many literary works such as the novel "Tom Jones" by Henry Fielding.

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