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Female Female Name


Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Variant form of Sofia [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Sophia

Name Days

Norway Norway

29 November

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

15 May


Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Sofie
Accusative: Sofie
Dative: Sofie
Genitive: Sofie

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage


  • Sofies verden (1991, English: Sophie's World), novel written by Norwegian writer Jostein Gaarder


Name Count per Country

CountryCommonnessFemale ♀ Male ♂
Statimg f legend.pngStatimg m legend.pngas main name#also aux. name&as main name#also aux. name&
Denmark Denmark[5] Statimg f5.pngStatimg m0.png 17284 n.a. 0 n.a
Sweden Sweden[6] Statimg f5.pngStatimg m1.png 12899 29119 1 1
Norway Norway[7] Statimg f5.pngStatimg m0.png 5333 6682 0 0
Finland Finland[8] Statimg f4.pngStatimg m0.png n.a. 1689 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.


Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Sofie(f) Sources: [6][5][7][8]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Sofie(f) Sources: [9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Sofie(f)

Sources: [6] [5] [7] [8]


  1. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at,
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,
  9. details see Name Statistic tables