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Sonjá

FORM OF:
sonja, sonya
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > hellenic > greek
ORIGIN:
greek 
NAME ROOT:
SOPHóS > SOPHíā / SOFíA
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
SOPHóS (Σοφός) SOPHíā / SOFíA (σοφῐ́ᾱ)
MEANING:
This is a female name derived from “sophíā / sofía (σοφία)”, the Greek word for "wisdom, knowledge, teaching, skill related to everyday life, sound judgment, prudence". In turn, the name is closely linked to the term “sophós (σοφός)”, meaning “clever, skillful, cunning, able, intelligent, wise, prudent”. Sophia, and other variants such as Sonia and Sonja, is a feminine given name in many areas of the world including Russia, Iran, Pakistan, and India. Sonja and Sonya are Russian variations of Sophia. The name was popularized by a 1917 bestselling novel “Sonia” by Stephen McKenna. It was used to represent the personification of wisdom and is also the name of an early Christian martyr. Sophia is one of the most popular names in the world and the most popular given name for girls in the US for 2012.

Usage

  • sami (lapps)sami (lapps)

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
arabic
safia, saphia
armenian
Sopʿvo
belarusian
sofja
bulgarian
sofiya
catalan
sofÍa
croatian
sonja, sofija
czech
sofie, Žofie
danish
soffie, sophia, sophie, sofia, sofie, sonia, sonja, sofja, Sona, Sonnia
dutch
sophia, sophie, sofia, sofie
english
sophia, sophie, sonia
esperanto
Sofio
faroese
sonja, Suffía
filipino
sophia
finnish
sophia, sophie, sofia, sofie, sonia, sonja, sohvi, sofja, sovia, sohviia, Sona
french
sophie, sofia, sonia
galician
sofia
georgian
Sopʿo, Sopʿhio, Sopʿio, Sopʿia
german
soffia, soffie, sophia, sophie, sofia, sofie, sonia, sonja, sonje, Sofi
greek
sofÍa
greenlandic
sophie, sonja, Suunia
hungarian - magyar
zsÓfia, szonja, szófia
icelandic
soffia, sophia, sofia, sonja, sofÍa, soffía
iranian
safia, saphia, safana
irish
sophie, sofia
italian
sofia, sonia
latvian
sofija
lithuanian
sofija, zofija
macedonian
sonja, sofija
norwegian
sophia, sophie, sofia, sofie, sonia, sonja, Sona
polish
zofia, zofie
portuguese
sofia, sonia, sônia
romanian
sonia
russian
sofiya, Sofya, Sof'ya
scottish
sophia, sophie, sofia
serbian
sonja, sofija
slovak
sofia, Žofia
slovene
sofia, sonia, sonja, zofia, sofija, zofija
spanish
sonia, sofÍa
swedish
soffie, sophia, sophie, sofia, sofie, sonia, sonja, sofja, sofana, Sona, Sonnia
turkish
Sofya, safiye
ukrainian
sofiya
welsh
soffia, sophia, sophie, sofia

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#1849UNITED STATES RANKING

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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