Sonia Name Meaning & Origin

Sonia

Pronunciation: SOHN-yə (key)

Origin of the name Sonia:

Russian pet form of Sofya, a cognate of the Greek Sophia (wisdom, skill).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Sonja, Sonya

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Sonininii, Soni, Sonie, Sony, Sonechka, Sonechkita, Sunny, Sonny, Sonyofmyowny
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Meanings and history of the name Sonia: | Edit

Originated as a Russian nickname of Sophia.

Famous real-life people named Sonia: | Edit

Sônia Braga, Brazilian actress
Sonia Evans, English pop singer
Sonia de Ignacio, Spanish field hockey player
Sonia Gandhi, President of the Indian National Congress
Sonia Manzano, actress best known for playing Maria on Sesame Street
Sonia O'Sullivan, Irish athlete
SONiA (Sonia Rutstein), American singer-songwriter
Sonia Rykiel, French designer
Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States

Sonia in song, story & screen: | Edit

Sonia is the vampire lover of Lucius, leader of the Lycan (werewolves) in the 3rd Underworld movie (January 2009). She is also the only daughter of the vampire overlord and for fraternizing with the enemy, she is put to death along with her and Lucius' unborn child. She is beautiful and very strong/powerful and wilful.
Sonia Marmeladova in "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoyevski
Sonia the Hedgehog in "Sonic Underground"
Sonia Fowler in "EastEnders"
Sonia Strumm in "Mega Man Star Force" and its sequel
Sonia Nevermind in "Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair" and "Danganronpa 3: The end on Hopes Peak Academy"

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