Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Wisdom
Main Origin Language: Greek
(Or View Sophia Boy)

In 2017 the name Sophia...

• was given to 14,831 baby girls
• was the 5th most popular name for baby girls
• was 12% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New Mexico, Oregon, and New York
• was least popular in Mississippi, South Dakota, and Montana
• was about as popular as Isabella and Mia
Babies Named Sophia Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Sophia...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2012
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1954
• is 12265% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 693% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Brooklynn, Brooklyn, Sofie, Cooper, Jayven, Izayah
• has the most opposite popularity history to Margarita, Kathrine, Rebecca, Joseph, Blair, Rudy
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Sophia Per State
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Geographically the name Sophia...

• 9% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Isabella, Luna, Mia, Julian, Logan, Liam
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Morgan, Allie, Mckinley, Walker, Cohen, Knox
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Sophia by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Sophia are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Sophia will be the only kid named Sophia in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Sophia compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Sophia rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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