fem. proper name, from Greek sophronia, from sophron (genitive sophronos) "discreet, prudent, sensible, having control over sensual desires, moderate, chaste," literally "of sound mind," from sos "safe, sound, whole" + phren "midriff, heart, mind" (see phreno-).
Examples from the Web for sophronia
"She—Cousin Sophronia—sent you a great many messages," Margaret said, timidly.
He was sitting in the butlers pantry, sipping his one glass of port, when Sophronia entered and delivered her dictum.Short Sixes|H. C. Bunner
"But that doesn't explain how the girl came here," frowned Miss Sophronia.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
He was almost upon her; with one wild shriek Miss Sophronia turned and fled.
But Miss Sophronia bore, she declared, no malice to any one.