Sonia

Sonia - A very unique female name



  Nov 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sonia, meaning wisdom, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #782. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sonia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sonia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sonia. The baby girl name Sonia was given to 271 baby girls in 2012, ranking #826 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,215 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sonia peaked in popularity 41 years ago in 1976 on position 165.



Famous with this name

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Sonia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sonia is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #527 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,619.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sonia is where you live.


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Sonia origin and meaning

Sonia is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means wisdom. To see famous people named Sonia, pop culture references for the name Sonia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sonia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sonia, sorted by popularity.

Susan / Shannon / Suzanne / Sonya / Shawna / Shawn / Shana / Shanna / Shauna / Susanne /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012826
2011778
2010730
2009678
2008716
2007650
2006605
2005588
2004563
2003551
2002518
2001508
2000502
1999463
1998418
1997409
1996412
1995380
1994370
1993329
1992333
1991319
1990322
1989308
1988322
1987295
1986293
1985291
1984268
1983249
1982244
1981228
1980214
1979207
1978205
1977197
1976165
1975178
1974172
1973173
1972176
1971185
1970188
1969184
1968198
1967207
1966205
1965244
1964254
1963260
1962279
1961294
1960303
1959306
1958325
1957336
1956349
1955370
1954379
1953431
1952399
1951426
1950460
1949455
1948519
1947503
1946531
1945501
1944512
1943477
1942480
1941469
1940411
1939410
1938308
1937355
1936412
1935452
1934433
1933452
1932469
1931500
1930537
1929512
1928504
1927469
1926583
1925666
1924730
1923726
1922768
1921863
1920781
1919656
1918661
1917728
1916788
1915804
1914699
1913721
1912785
1911777
1910782

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona527
Nevada543
New Jersey557
Colorado574
Illinois576
California576
Oregon587
New York668
Maryland688
Massachusetts772
Wisconsin871
Minnesota878
Texas889
Florida933
Pennsylvania978
Virginia993
Georgia1133
North Carolina1157
Ohio1619

Even more about Sonia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sonia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sonia?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1976
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Sonia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,215
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +271

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