Gender Feminine
Scripts Соня(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈso.nʲə/(Russian) /ˈsoʊn.jə/(English) /ˈsɔːn.jə/(English)  [key·simplify]

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

VariantSonia(English)
Other Languages & CulturesSophia(Ancient Greek) Sofi, Sofya(Armenian) Sofia, Sofiya(Bulgarian) Sofia(Catalan) Sofija, Sonja(Croatian) Sofie, Soňa, Žofie(Czech) Sofia, Sofie, Sonja, Vivi(Danish) Sonja, Sophie, Fieke, Sofie(Dutch) Sofia, Viivi(Estonian) Sofia, Sohvi, Sonja, Viivi(Finnish) Sophie(French) Sofía(Galician) Sopio(Georgian) Sofia, Sonja, Sophia, Sophie, Sofie, Sonje(German) Sofia, Sophia(Greek) Szofi, Szonja, Zsófia, Szófia, Zsófika, Zsóka(Hungarian) Soffía, Sonja(Icelandic) Sofia, Sonia(Italian) Sofija(Latvian) Zofija, Sofija(Lithuanian) Sofija, Sonja(Macedonian) Sofia, Sofie, Sonja, Vivi(Norwegian) Sonia, Zofia, Zosia(Polish) Sofia, Sonia(Portuguese) Sofia, Sonia(Romanian) Sofija, Sonja(Serbian) Sofia, Soňa, Žofia(Slovak) Sofija, Sonja, Zofija(Slovene) Sofía, Sonia(Spanish) Sofia, Sofie, Sonja, Vivi(Swedish) Sofia, Sofiya(Ukrainian)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019