SONYA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Соня (Russian)
PRONOUNCED: SON-yə (English), SAWN-yə (English)   [key]
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).
Related Names
VARIANT: Sonia (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Sophia (Ancient Greek), Sofiya (Bulgarian), Sofia (Catalan), Sofija, Sonja (Croatian), Sofie, Soňa, Žofie (Czech), Sofie, Sonja, Vivi (Danish), Sophie, Sofie (Dutch), Sofia (Estonian), Sofia, Sohvi, Sonja (Finnish), Sophie (French), Sopio (Georgian), Sofia, Sonja, Sophia, Sophie, Sofie, Sonje (German), Sofia, Sophia (Greek), Zsófia, Zsófika (Hungarian), Sofia, Sonia (Italian), Sofija (Latvian), Sofija (Lithuanian), Sofija, Sonja (Macedonian), Sofia, Sonja, Vivi (Norwegian), 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), Sofiya (Ukrainian)
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