The name Sofia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "wisdom". Sofia is ranked #15 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Royal Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
The name of a Greek saint and queens of Russia and Spain, Sofia is the elegant choice of several celebs; Lisa Remini, Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy all named their daughters Sofia. The Sofia, vs. Sophia, spelling is widely used throughout Europe, in Italy, Spain, and throughout Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. Sofia is the Number One girls' name in Italy and in the Top Ten in Chile, Denmark, and Spain. In the U.S., the Sophia spelling ranks Number 5, but Sofia is now just outside the Top 10.