Sofia

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Sophia [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Sophia

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Sofiuson Iceland

Female

Sofiudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sofia
Genitive: Sofias
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sofia
Genitive: Sofian
Partitive: Sofiaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Sofia
Accusative: Sofiu
Dative: Sofiu
Genitive: Sofiu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sofia
Genitive: Sofias
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sofia
Genitive: Sofias

Name Days

Finland Finland

15 May

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

15 May

Sweden Sweden

15 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Sofia Lovisa Gumaelius (8 December 1840 – 23 January 1915), Swedish businessperson
  • Sofia Margareta Götschenhjelm Helin (born 25 April 1972), Swedish actress
  • Sofia Kristina Bernadotte (née Hellqvist, born 6 December 1984), Princessa av Sverige, Hertiginna av Värmland (Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Värmland)

Trivia

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[9]
31238 93772 31234 93758 4 14
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
97786
n.a.
97772
n.a.
14
Denmark Denmark[10]
5998
n.a.
5998
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
34 85
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[16]
14 48
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
n.a.
n.a.
3802
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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 Sofia (f) Sources: [9][10][12][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Sofia (f) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Sofia (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Sofia (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Sofia (f)


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  14. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  17. details see Name Statistic tables