If you are expecting a baby at home, there will surely be many preparations that you should be thinking about. Toys, clothes, cribs, pacifiers, you may even be thinking about its future and, without a doubt, about the name it will bear. There are a wide variety of baby names and many options to choose from. It may be that some of them catch your attention more. Visit our post on original names or rare names to learn more details. This time we are going to explain the meaning of Sofia .

Etymology of the name Sofia:

According to anthroponymic studies, it is considered that the name Sofia comes from the Greek word sophia which means ” wisdom “. This word is related to theological concepts of the Hellenic religions. The name Sofia has been very popular from ancient times to the present day. Saint Sophia, a woman sanctified during the first century, is known to have had three daughters who, according to some versions, are related to the three theological virtues. Saint Sophia of Egypt was a 2nd century Christian martyr. Sofia Kovalévskaya was an 18th-century Russian mathematician and writer who studied differential equations and delved into mechanics. Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria. Sofia is also the name of asteroid 251. Sofia is the name of the first humanoid robot to obtain a nationality and citizenship. Sofia is the variant of the name in Spanish.


Sophia in German, Sophie in French, Sopho in Gregorian, Soffía in Icelandic, Sophia in Latin and English, Sofija in Lithuanian, Sonia in Russian, Zofia in Polish and Slovak, Zsófia in Hungarian, Sofie in Dutch, Sonja in Ukrainian. The most common variant of the name is Sonia or Sonya. This name has no known male variants.

Famous people named Sofia:

  • Sofia Mulanovich Aljovin

    • Peruvian surfer : She was born in Lima in 1983. She is known for being World Champion on several occasions, obtaining the titles of the International Surfing Association and the World Surf League. He has participated in group competitions and individual demonstrations, having already more than 15 years of sports experience. She founded an association called “Sofía Mulanovich Project” that seeks national talents of young minors to support them in developing their careers in sports.
  • sofia boutella

    • French-Algerian dancer and actress : she was born in Algiers in 1982. From an artistic family, at the age of 5 she began to practice artistic gymnastics, becoming a participant in the French National Gymnastics Team when she was 10 years old. His acrobatic dances have inspired various artists. She worked as a dancer with singer Madonna accompanying her on world tours and appeared in several of her videos. He has also participated in advertising campaigns for various companies such as Nike. His talent has also appeared in film productions.
  • Sofia Margarita Vergara

    • Colombian-American actress and model : She was born in Barranquilla in 1972. She is considered one of the best comedic actresses on American television, she is the highest paid actress of 2020 and appeared in Forbes magazine in the list of the 100 most powerful women in the world. world. She has collaborated on advertising campaigns for Pepsi and Covergirl, in addition to having her own business where she designs women’s underwear and women’s fragrances. She has won the SAG Awards four times, the Screen Actors Guild Award four times, was also Queen of the Viña del Mar Festival and has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

General characteristics of the most famous people named Sofia:

They are usually calm women, with a clear vision of life and very dreamy while keeping their feet on the ground. They are highly intelligent, fearless, and observant . They do not usually miss any detail and carefully look for everything that can bring them closer to success. They are enterprising, hard-working, non-conformist and always want more. They tend to evaluate and judge situations to determine if it favors them and if it is not, they tend to discard what prevents them from achieving their goal or even if it only delays it. They are friendly, good friends and love to smile showing their great charisma.