Given Name SONYA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Соня (Russian)
PRONOUNCED: SO-nyə (Russian), SON-yə (English), SAWN-yə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Russian diminutive of SOPHIA. This is the name of a character in Leo Tolstoy's novel 'War and Peace' (1869, English translation 1886).
VARIANT: Sonia (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Sophia (Ancient Greek), Sofia, Sofiya (Bulgarian), Sofia (Catalan), Sofija, Sonja (Croatian), Sofie, Soňa, Žofie (Czech), Sofie, Sonja, Vivi (Danish), Sonja, Sophie, Sofie (Dutch), Sofia (Estonian), Sofia, Sohvi, Sonja (Finnish), Sophie (French), Sopio (Georgian), Sofia, Sonja, Sophia, Sophie, Sofie, Sonje (German), Sofia, Sophia (Greek), Szonja, Zsófia, Zsófika (Hungarian), Soffía, Sonja (Icelandic), Sofia, Sonia (Italian), Sofija (Latvian), Sofija (Lithuanian), Sofija, Sonja (Macedonian), Sofia, Sonja, Vivi (Norwegian), Sonia, Zofia, Zosia (Polish), Sofia, Sonia (Portuguese), Sofia, Sonia (Romanian), Sofija, Sonja (Serbian), Sofia, Soňa, Žofia (Slovak), Sonja (Slovene), Sofía, Sonia (Spanish), Sofia, Sonja, Vivi (Swedish), Sofia, Sofiya (Ukrainian)


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Entry updated December 8, 2017