Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Wisdom
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Sofia Boy)

In 2017 the name Sofia...

• was given to 8,134 baby girls
• was the 15th most popular name for baby girls
• was 34% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Texas, California, and New Mexico
• was least popular in Wyoming, Montana, and West Virginia
• was about as popular as Avery and Ella
Babies Named Sofia 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 Sofia...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2015
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1952
• is 16585% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 991% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Avery, Ellison, Lilliana, Carter, Porter, Camden
• has the most opposite popularity history to Margarita, Kathrine, Elizabeth, Joseph, Rudy, Patrick
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Sofia Per State
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Geographically the name Sofia...

• 42% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Camila, Catalina, Mia, Sebastian, Rafael, Alejandro
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Adalynn, Kennedy, Rylee, Carter, Weston, Beau
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 Sofia by the Baby Name Institute

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