Sophia

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Σοφια (Sophia)

Greek σοφία (sophia) = 'wisdom, art' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

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Sofija
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Sophi
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Sophia
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See also
Male forms: Sofian, Sophus
Pet forms: Fei, Fia, Fiken, Si, Sofiannguaq, Sofiarak, Sonja, Sophina, Sossi, Via, Vivi

Combinations

For combinations see SOFI (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sophia
Genitive: Sophias
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sophia
Genitive: Sophian
Partitive: Sophiaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Sophia
Accusative: Sophiu
Dative: Sophiu
Genitive: Sophiu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sophia
Genitive: Sophias
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sophia
Genitive: Sophias

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Hendes Kongelige Højhed Prinsesse Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda til Danmark, Komtesse af Monpezat (Her Royal Highness Princess of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat), * 8th January 2011

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&
Denmark Denmark[8]
3225 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
2679 5645 0 1
Norway Norway[10]
1005 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
14 26 0 0
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 1006 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 Sophia(f) Sources: [9][8][10][12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Sophia(f)

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  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 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