Sophie

Sophie - A unique female name



  Jul 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sophie, meaning wisdom, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #131. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sophie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sophie? 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 Sophie. The baby girl name Sophie was given to 4,528 baby girls in 2012, ranking #52 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 312 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sophie peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 51.



Famous with this name

Sophie Turner
Sophie Marceau
Sophie Okonedo


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Sophie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sophie is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #21 - and is the least popular in Delaware at position #198.

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 Sophie is where you live.


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Sophie origin and meaning

Sophie is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means wisdom. To see famous people named Sophie, pop culture references for the name Sophie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sophie

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

Sophia / Sofia / Sofie / Safa / Safiya / Saba / Safia / Sheba / Sophya / Sofiya /

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
201252
201151
201059
200965
200875
200781
2006122
2005136
2004135
2003151
2002149
2001151
2000160
1999183
1998254
1997268
1996333
1995389
1994416
1993441
1992488
1991567
1990619
1989643
1988767
1987795
1986881
1985798
19841032
19831045
19821418
19811648
19801557
19791776
19781496
19771506
19761585
19751365
19741325
19731583
19721287
19711546
19701282
19691313
19681283
19671009
19661083
19651020
19641226
19631041
19621067
19611203
19601256
19591158
19581034
19571144
19561050
1955972
1954932
1953877
1952861
1951780
1950841
1949757
1948734
1947804
1946815
1945778
1944734
1943678
1942625
1941544
1940544
1939594
1938528
1937472
1936482
1935421
1934402
1933378
1932334
1931319
1930294
1929252
1928236
1927217
1926206
1925191
1924171
1923162
1922154
1921136
1920129
1919110
1918109
1917100
1916101
1915100
1914102
1913115
1912119
1911133
1910131

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah21
Vermont27
Montana30
Massachusetts31
Maine31
Connecticut34
Rhode Island35
Hawaii36
North Dakota36
Idaho36
Mississippi38
Kansas39
South Dakota40
Kentucky41
Tennessee43
New York43
District of Columbia45
Nebraska46
West Virginia46
Arkansas46
Washington48
Michigan50
New Hampshire51
Colorado52
Oklahoma55
Wisconsin56
Minnesota56
Missouri56
Florida58
Illinois58
California59
Virginia62
Louisiana64
Indiana65
Iowa66
Ohio66
Texas67
Alabama67
Arizona67
Georgia68
North Carolina70
South Carolina72
Maryland75
Pennsylvania76
New Jersey77
Nevada83
Oregon83
New Mexico89
Alaska104
Delaware198

Even more about Sophie


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 Sophie a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Sophie?

2 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
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Sophie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 312
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +4,528

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