Its source is a Greek expression meaning "Wisdom."
This girl's name is used in Hungarian, Norwegian and Swedish.
The name Sofia ranked 124th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 765th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Science and Philosophy
1969 winner of the American Chemical Society''s Garvan Medal (see list of Chemists)