Sonia: baby girl name meaning and popularity


The Russian and Scandinavian variation of the Greek name Sophia, meaning "wisdom." Hopefully your little Sonia has the wisdom to know that she shouldn't cut her own bangs, especially not before the age of 20 or so, but preferably never.


Sonie, Nia.

Famous people named Sonia:

Fashion designer Sonia Rykiel; U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor; Olympic runner Sonia O'Sullivan; artist Sonia Delaunay.

Fun fact:

Famed children's entertainer Shari Lewis (and her puppet, Lamb Chop) was born Sonia Hurwitz.

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