- a female given name.
Examples from the Web for sophia
Sophia pays the $20,000 or more necessary to extract and freeze a large number of her eggs.
Ten years later, Sophia and her husband decide to start a family.
Three years later Sophia goes back to the clinic, where they repeat the IVF process and transfer a single normal female embryo.
Celebrities like Paul Newman and Sophia Loren even dropped by for tours.Israel’s Tiniest Breakaway State
June 12, 2014
Cox is a transgender actor, and her character on OITNB, Sophia, is a transgender as well.My Visit to the 'Orange Is the New Black' Prison
June 4, 2014
The Sophia was a clipper; and made the run out in a few days.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
It will be Emmeline's house, though they might have named her Sophia, she says, by accident.Four Girls and a Compact
Annie Hamilton Donnell
But Sophia was uncompromising in her demand for strict justice.
Sophia had been there, but her interview with the Count had been a brief one.
As for Sophia, better might it have been for her had she shared his fate that night.
- 1630–1714, electress of Hanover (1658–1714), in whom the Act of Settlement (1701) vested the English Crown. She was a granddaughter of James I of England and her son became George I of Great Britain and Ireland
Word Origin and History for sophia
fem. proper name, from Greek sophia "skill, knowledge of, acquaintance with; sound judgement, practical wisdom; cunning, shrewdness; philosophy," also "wisdom personified," abstract noun from sophos "wise" (see sophist). Saint Sophia in ancient church names and place names in the East is not necessarily a reference to a person; the phrase also is the English translation of the Greek for "divine wisdom, holy wisdom," to which churches were dedicated.
French form of Sophia (q.v.).