Sonja

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Соня (Sonya), a Russian pet form of Sophia [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Sona
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Sonia
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Sonja
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Sonjá
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Sami
Sonnia
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Danish Swedish
Sonya
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Suunia
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Greenlandic

See also Sonny, Sossi

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sonja
Genitive: Sonjas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Sonja
Accusative: Sonju
Dative: Sonju
Genitive: Sonju
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sonja
Genitive: Sonjan
Partitive: Sonjaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Sonja
Accusative: Sonju
Dative: Sonju
Genitive: Sonju
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sonja
Genitive: Sonjas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sonja
Genitive: Sonjas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

29 November

Finland Finland

15 May

Norway Norway

29 November

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

  • Sonja Henie (8 April 1912 – 12 October 1969), Norwegian figure skater and film star
  • Sonja (née Haraldsen, born 4 July 1937), Queen of Norway
  • Sonja Lund (born 29 March 1942), Swedish actress and dancer
  • Sonja Richter (born 4 January 1974), Danish actress
  • Sonja Aldén (born 20 December 1977), Swedish singer

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
13216 22660 1 1
Denmark Denmark[9]
7893 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
4329 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
321 358 0 0
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 9797 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 Sonja(f) Sources: [8][9][10][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Sonja(f) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Sonja(f)

Sources: [8] [9] [10] [12]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables