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Of Greek origin.

Sofia is a different spelling form of the name Sophia.

From the Greek word ‘σοφία’ (sofia), meaning “wisdom.

Sofia was honored by Gnostics and also by New Age and Goddess spirituality groups.

It is the second element in the word “philosophy”, which literally means “friend of Wisdom”.

An early saint who died of grief after her three daughters were martyred.

Legends about her were probably the result of a medieval misunderstanding of the phrase “Hagia Sophia”, meaning “Holy Wisdom”, which was the name of the large basilica in Constantinople.

Sofia was a common name in continental European royalty during the Middle Ages.

It became popular in Britain when the German House of Hanover inherited the British throne in the 18th century.

Other forms of the name are Sophia, Sophie, Sonja, Sonia, Vivi, Sophy.

Sofia is a popular name in United States, Canada, Austria, New Zealand, Australia, England and Wales and Ireland.

Famous bearers are Sofia Vergara, Sofia Coppola, Sofia Black D’elia, Sofia Arvidsson, Sofia Vassilieva.

Sofia Vergara is a Colombian actress and model.

She is awarded and multi-nominated several times, for the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

She is ranked in the 35 most powerful women in the world by Forbes.

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