Meaning and Origin of: Sophie

Meaning and Origin of Sophie

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Wisdom
  • French : Wisdom

What does Sophie mean and stand for?

The name Sophie is of French, Greek origin and means "wisdom." Sophie is the French form of Sophia.

Syllables: 2

Girl name variations

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Popularity

Sophie is the number eighty-six most popular girls name in the US, according to 2019 Social Security Administration data. It has only recently become popular, breaking the top 100 for the first time in 2018.

However, it is the 13th most popular name on FamilyEducation.com.

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Sophie was at its peak popularity in June 2018.

Sophie has been a royal name from the start, with namesakes including Sophie of Thuringia, Duchess of Brabant, Princess Sophie of Sweden, and in modern times, Sophie, Duchess of Wessex. Eric Clapton, Bette Midler, and Luke Perry all chose the name for their children. It has also appeared in Sophie's Choice, Cyberbully, and The BFG.

Where is it Popular?

Sophie was searched for most often in the following states:

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