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Pronunciation

soʊfiə

Origin

English, German

Meaning

The ancient Greek goddess of wisdom was named Sophia, and was commonly associated with the symbol of an owl. Both qualities of this ancient baby girl’s name still hold true. It was first widely used by European royalty in the 17th century and is loved in all corners of the globe. Recognizable yet never over-used, this name will forever hold its essence.

Rank in the year 2015

Sophia was ranked #5 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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