Sophie Name Meaning & Origin

Sophie

Pronunciation: SOH-fee (key)

Origin of the name Sophie:

A borrowing from the Greek, Sophia is directly derived from sophia (wisdom, skill). The name has been in common use in England since the 17th century, when it was bestowed upon the infant daughter of James I.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Sofie, Sophia

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Nicknames for Sophie

Soph, Sophers, Sophie-bear, Slow-phie, Sofa, Sophie-Soph, soap-ee, Fi, Soph-a-loph, Loph, Lophie, Plopher, Ploph, Phia, Phee, Phie, Phie Phie, Fee, Fee Fee, Sophie BaGophie, Gophsters,Gophers, Gophs, Ophie Dophie, Soph, Sonia. pia

Meanings and history of the name Sophie

Wise- Sophie means wisdom.

Famous real-life people named Sophie

Sophie Tucker, American actress and singer
Sophie Turner, English actress
Sophie Marceau, French actress
Sophie Anne Sinise (b. 1988), daughter of Moira and Gary Sinise
Sophie Lane Nolte (b. 2007), daughter of Clytie Lane and Nick Nolte
Sophie Frederica Alohilani Von Haselberg (b. 1986), daughter of Bette Midler and Martin Von Haselberg
Sophie Calle, French artist
Sophie Dahl, English model and writer
Sophie, Countess of Wessex (husband of HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex)
Sophie Clarke, Most notorious female serial killer (b. 1999)

Sophie in song, story & screen

"Soph", one of Bette Midler's stage characters, based on Sophie Tucker
Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
Sophie's Choice, novel and film (Meryl Streep starred as Sophie of the title)
Sophie is a main character in Mamma Mia!, the Broadway musical and 2008 movie
Sophie's Hideaway, a children's book by Renate Kozikowsk
Sophie is the main character of the Roald Dahl book, the BFG. (Named after Dahl's granddaughter, Sophie Dahl).
"Sophie Skates" a children's picture book by Rachel Isadora
Sophie is the main character of the book and movie Howl's Moving Castle.
Sophie is the main character in 2010's romantic comedy, Letters to Juliet.
Sophie is a main character in the book series "The Immortal Nicholas Flamel" by Michael Scott
Sophie Devereux, a con artist in the show "Leverage"
Sophie, one of the Stepford Cuckoos in the X-Men comics

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