[ 2 syll. so-nia, son-ia ] The baby girl name Sonia is pronounced SAON-Yah or SOWN-Yah in English †. Sonia's language of origin is Old Greek, and it is predominantly used in Armenian, English, and Russian.
Sonia is a spelling variant (Armenian, English, and Russian) of the Arabic, Czech, English, Russian, Slavic, and Scandinavian Sonya.
Sonia is also a derivative (English and Russian) of the English, German, Greek, Italian, and Russian Sophia.
Sonia is an uncommon baby name for girls. At the modest height of its usage in 1973, 0.103% of baby girls were named Sonia. Its ranking then was #174. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is currently of only sporadic use. In 2015, within the group of girl names directly related to Sonia, Sophia was the most regularly used.
Baby names that sound like Sonia include Sonya, Sacmis, Saima, Saimah, Saimma, Samah, Samma, Sammah, Sanaah, Sanah, Sanaz, Sanceska, Sancha, Sanchah, Sanchie, Sanciah, Sancie, Sanctia, Sang Hee, and Sango.
† Pronunciation for Sonia: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"