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Sophie is a girl’s baby name that has been borne by many remarkable women throughout history including saints, royalty, scientists, writers, and political activists. The name Sophie offers a legacy of greatness to any little girl who shares it.

Meaning of the name Sophie:

wisdom

Origin of the name Sophie:

Sophie is the French version of the Greek name Sophia. Sophie is a common baby name in the US, Britain, Germany, and France.

Symbolism of the name Sophie:

Wisdom is associated with the precious stone turquoise as well as the flowers aster and lotus.

Style of the name Sophie:

traditional

Gender of the name Sophie:

Sophie is a female name.

Pronunciation of the name Sophie:

SO-fee (English), SAW-FEE (French), zo-FEE (German)

Number of syllables in the name Sophie:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Sophie:

Sophie evokes feelings of sophistication and intelligence.

Alternative spellings for the name Sophie:

Sophy, Sofie, Sofee

Nicknames for the name Sophie:

  • Fifi
  • Soph
  • Sonya
  • Fieke

Popularity of the name Sophie:

According to the Social Security Administration, Sophie is a common, traditional baby name. Sophie was very popular in the early 1900’s and has enjoyed a resurgence 100 years later. The name has been within the top 100 baby names for girls since 2007.

Related names for the name Sophie:

Great middle names for Sophie and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Sophie:

  • Sophie Turner (English actress)
  • Sophie Willan (British comedian)
  • Sophie Scholl (German anti-Nazi resistance leader)
  • Sophie Huet (French journalist)
  • Sophie Black (American poet)
  • Sophie, Countess of Wessex (British royal family)

Sophies in popular culture:

  • Sofie Fatale (character in the film Kill Bill)
  • Sophie Devereaux (character in the television show “Leverage”)
  • Sophie Hatter (character in the film Howl’s Moving Castle)
  • Sophie Zawistowska (character in the film and novel Sophie’s Choice)
  • Sophie Dumond (character in the film Joker)