Sophia

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
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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Sofie
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Sofija
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Sofja
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Sohvi
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Sohviia
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Sophi
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Sophia
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Sophian
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Sophie
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Sophy
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Sopo
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Suffi
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Suvfia
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Sööfe
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Zophia
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Zophía
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Zóphía
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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

Predominant Regional 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 (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[10]
2891 6114 2889 6112 2 2
Denmark Denmark[11]
3572
n.a.
3572
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
1146
n.a.
1146
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
1123
n.a.
1123 0 0
Iceland Iceland[14]
17 28
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
3 10
n.a.
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 Sophia (f) Sources: [10][11][12][13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Sophia (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

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


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 5.2 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. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  9. 9.0 9.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/