Sophia name gender is girl name, the origin of the name Sophia is Greek and Sophia name meaning is From the Greek word meaning `wisdom`. The Eastern cult of St Sophia seems to be the result of misinterpretation of the phrase Hagia Sophia `holy wisdom` as if it meant `St Sophia`. The name became popular in England in the 17th and 18th centuries. The heroine of Fielding`s novel Tom Jones (1749) is called Sophia Weston. In recent years, its popularity has been further increased by the fame of the Italian film actress Sophia Loren (b. 1934). In the Scottish Highlands it has been used as an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Beathag (see BEATHAN). Derivatives: French, English, German: Sophie. Low German, Danish, Dutch: Sofie. Norwegian, Swedish: Sofia. Polish: Zofia. Czech: Zofie. Hungarian: Zsofia. Low German: Fieke. Russian: Sonya. Polish: Zosia. Czech: ofka. In addition to these data about Sophia name meaning, Sophia name is a girl name that starts with S and letter S means that you are charming and charismatic, you are a warm and devoted person, you are very emotional, the result perhaps of a sad childhood, you are intense and may react in an extreme manner. Don't be too impulsive; take your time before making a decision and carefully sort out your emotions also you are passionate and loving and will experience many emotional ups and downs. You can search our database via baby name finder tool to find similar names of Sophia name. If you know more about Sophia name meaning, please send us feedback, we are looking forward your contributions. Please read all sections of the name Sophia. If you consider Sophia name is proper name for your baby, please inform us what you think about your decision. Names that sound like Sophia : Sorcha Sooleawa Sorina Somoche Souleah .