Sonya

Colors Related to this Name: Green, Cream

Qualities Related to this Name: Diplomatic, Sensitive

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #1251 in 2013 and #1436 in 2014.

Famous People

Sonya Walger (TV Actress), Sonya Balmores (TV Actress), Sonya Eddy (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Sonya Dorman (Writer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From a Russian pet form Со́ня ‎(Sónja), an informal pet form of Со́фья ‎(Sófʹja) or Софи́я ‎(Sofíja, “Sofia, Sophia”), from the Ancient Greek σοφία ‎(sophía, “wisdom”). It was introduced into English through 19th century Russian literature and taken into general use in early twentieth century.

Meaning(s):

-( female name -comes from the Russian language-).