25Sophia and Sofia
The name Sophia has gained popularity in the 2010s, becoming one of the most popular girls’ names. It is taken from the Greek word for ‘wisdom’ and dates back to the 4th century.
Sophia was the most popular name in the United States from 2011-2012, with the alternative spelling,
Sofia, reaching number 12 in the popularity stakes in 2012. This spelling of the name is taken from Spanish origin, while the spelling Soffia comes from Welsh and Icelandic descent.