Sonia

Pronunciation: so-hne-e-a-h
Origin: Russian Federation
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Eastern Europe

Sonia is a girl's given name of Slavic origin, acting as a variant spelling of Sonya. It is derived from the Greek name Sophia, which means "wisdom". In ancient mythology, Sophia was a Greek goddess of great intelligence, skill, and wisdom. The name Sonia has been used in various forms across different cultures, including Russia, the West, Iran, and South Asia. The name Sonia has multiple spellings and pronunciations due to its widespread usage. In Scandinavian countries, the name is often spelled as "Sonja" with the letter 'J'. In many English-speaking countries, it is spelled as "Sonia" or "Sonya". The name gained popularity in the English-speaking world through characters in novels such as "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and "Sonia: Between Two Worlds" by Stephen McKenna.

Sonia Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Sonia is currently #656 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Sonia is currently #347 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Sonia is currently #647 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Sonia is currently #345 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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Famous People Named Sonia

  • Sonia Melissa Kruger: is an Australian Gold Logie award-winning television presenter, actress and media personality.She is currently the host of Big Brother Australia and a presenter on The Voice Australia.
  • Sonia Rachel McMahon: Lady McMahon, was an Australian socialite and philanthropist. She was the wife of Sir Billy McMahon, who served as Prime Minister of Australia from 1971 to 1972
  • Sonia Todd: is an Australian actress. She is best known for her television roles as Sgt. Georgia Rattray in Police Rescue, Meg Fountain in McLeod's Daughters and Gina Austin in the soap opera Home and Away.
  • Sonia Kathleen Hornery: is an Australian politician representing the seat of Wallsend in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for the Labor Party. She has been in Parliament since 24 March 2007 and was elected as Deputy Speaker in May 2023