Name: Sophie

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sophie

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    (SO fee)
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    English, French and German speaking countries
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    Sophie is a traditional French name, derived from the Greek meaning "wisdom".

    "Les Malheurs de Sophie" ("Sophie's Misfortunes") is a famous children's novel in France, written by Madame La Comtesse de Sťgur and published in 1859.

    It is also a popular name in English-speaking countries, and sometimes considered a nickname for Sophia. Whilst yet to break into the top 100 in the US (it was the 125th most popular girl's name in 2006), it is very popular in the UK and was ranked 6th in 2007. It was also the 8th most popular name in Austria.

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Popularity Rank of Sophie (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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