Sonya is a girl name and means wisdom. It is a Greek name and its pronunciation is \s(o)-nya, son-ya\. Other similar names and variants include: Donya, Ionya, Sofya, Sondya, Sonja, Tonya. Sonya is a very popular first name for women (#339 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.

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Sonya Friedman
Sonya Friedman
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Men Are Just Desserts

Men Are Just Desserts


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sonya a popular name?

Over the years Sonya was most popular in 1967. According to the latest US census information Sonya ranks #216th while according to Sonya ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Sonya?

According to the US census in 2018, 122 girls were born named Sonya, making Sonya the #1697th name more popular among girl names. In 1967 Sonya had the highest rank with 2987 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Sonya?

Sonya is #1697th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Sonya more popular ?

The name Sonya was more popular in 1967 with 2987 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Sonya

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

How many people born in 2018 are named Sonya?

In 2018 there were 122 baby girls named Sonya.

Who is a famous person named Sonya?

There a several famous people named Sonya, for example actor Sonya Jehan, actor Sonya Davison, actor Sonya Bozhkova.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Sonya?

There are 5 actors named Sonya including Sonya Jehan and Sonya Davison who appeared in movies such as Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story and Fair Game.