Sophia has origins in Greek and the name is likely derived from the Greek Orthodox Saint Sophia, an early Christian martyr. According to Greek legend, Sophia was believed to possess the wisdom of God. For this reason, the name is typically understood to mean "wisdom" or "the one who possesses wisdom." The name has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years within the United States.
Similar Names: Sofia, Sophie, Sofi
Famous Sophia Names: Sophie Kerr (author), Sophie Marceau (actress)