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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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Sonya over the years and Sonya's popularity rank:

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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 #4th.

How popular is the name Sonya?

According to the US census in 2018, 110 girls were born named Sonya, making Sonya the #1791st 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 #1791st 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 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Sonya?

In 2020 there were 110 baby girls named Sonya.