Sonja is a girl name and means wisdom. It is a Greek name and its pronunciation is \s(o)-nja, son-ja\. Other similar names and variants include: Sondja, Sonya. Sonja is a very popular first name for women (#468 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.

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Sonja Henie
Sonja Henie

Born on April 08, 1912

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  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 11
One in a Million

One in a Million

Directed by: Sidney Lanfield

Starring: Sonja Henie, Adolphe Menjou, Jean Hersholt, Ned Sparks

Happy Landing

Happy Landing

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Sonja Henie, Don Ameche, Jean Hersholt, Ethel Merman

Sun Valley Serenade

Sun Valley Serenade

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

Starring: Sonja Henie, John Payne, Glenn Miller, Milton Berle



Directed by: John Brahm

Starring: Sonja Henie, Jack Oakie, Cesar Romero, Carole Landis

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sonja a popular name?

Over the years Sonja was most popular in 1938. According to the latest US census information Sonja ranks #326th while according to Sonja ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Sonja?

According to the US census in 2018, 76 girls were born named Sonja, making Sonja the #2385th name more popular among girl names. In 1938 Sonja had the highest rank with 1122 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Sonja?

Sonja is #2385th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Sonja more popular ?

The name Sonja was more popular in 1938 with 1122 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Sonja

The last time a baby was named Sonja was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Sonja?

In 2018 there were 76 baby girls named Sonja.

Who is a famous person named Sonja?

There a several famous people named Sonja, for example actor Sonja Savic, actor Sonja Henie, actor Sonja Richter.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Sonja?

A famous actor/actress named Sonja is Sonja Savic, starring in 5 movies, including Balkanski spijun and Kamiondzije opet voze.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Sonja?

There are 16 actors named Sonja including Sonja Savic and Sonja Henie who appeared in movies such as Balkanski spijun and Sun Valley Serenade.