Sofia - Meaning of Sofia
[ 3 syll. so-fia, sof-ia ] The baby girl name Sofia is pronounced in German as Zow-FIY-aa or in Portuguese as Suw-FIY-ah †. Sofia is primarily used in the English, German, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish languages. It is of Old Greek origin. Sofia is a variant spelling of the English, German, Greek, Italian, and Russian name Sophia.
Sofia is a very popular baby girl name, and it is also considered rather trendy. The name has been growing in popularity since the 1970s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2015 with 0.499% of baby girls being given the name Sofia. It had a ranking of #14 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.413% and its ranking #17. Among the family of girl names directly linked to Sofia, Sophia was the most frequently used. In 2018, it was more widely used than Sofia by 83% .
Baby names that sound like Sofia include Zofia, Sabaya, Sabea, Sabeeha, Sabeiha, Sabeyha, Sabia, Sabiah, Sabieha, Sabihah, Sabiyah, Sabya, Sabyah, Sabyha, Safea, Saffiya, Safiwa, Safiwah, Safya, and Safywa.
† Pronunciation for Sofia: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"
Details of famous persons named Sofia:
Actress Sophia Loren, born Sofia Scicolone 20 September 1934, Rome, Italy.
Filmmaker Sofia Coppola, born 14 May 1971, New York, New York.