How popular is the baby name Sofia in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, check out all the blog posts that mention the name Sofia.
According to San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency, the most popular baby names in the county in 2019 were Olivia and Liam.
Here are San Diego County’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
- Olivia, 243 baby girls
- Emma, 212
- Camila, 179
- Mia, 176
- Isabella, 169
- Sophia, 163
- Charlotte, 138
- Luna, 133 (2-way tie)
- Sofia, 133 (2-way tie)
- Amelia, 124 (2-way tie)
- Victoria, 124 (2-way tie)
- Liam, 442 baby boys
- Noah, 188
- Sebastian, 174 (2-way tie)
- Oliver, 174 (2-way tie)
- Mateo, 159
- Ethan, 155
- Alexander, 149
- Lucas, 137
- Benjamin, 136
- Julian, 135
In the girls’ top 10, Luna and Amelia replace Mila.
In the boys’ top 10, Lucas and Julian replace Daniel and Logan.
The HHSA also reported that the top baby names of the decade (2010-2019) in San Diego County were Sophia and Noah.
(The year before, the top two names were Emma and Liam.)
Source: Top Baby Names in San Diego County in 2019 and Past Decade
According to Italy’s Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, the most popular baby names in the country in 2018 were Sofia and Leonardo.
Here are Italy’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Sofia, 6,400 baby girls
- Giulia, 5,917
- Aurora, 5,862
- Alice, 3,741
- The Italian pronunciation is a-LEE-cheh (as opposed to AL-iss in English).
- Ginevra, 3,688
- Emma, 3,481
- Giorgia, 3,251
- Greta, 3,043
- Beatrice, 3,030
- Anna, 2,762
- Leonardo, 7,690 baby boys
- Francesco, 6,519
- Alessandro, 5,660
- Lorenzo, 5,566
- Mattia, 5,474
- Andrea, 5,016
- Gabriele, 4,721
- Riccardo, 4,456
- Tommaso, 4,181
- Edoardo, 3,776
In the girls’ top 10, Anna replaces Martina.
In the boys’ top 10, Edoardo replaces Matteo.
In 2017, the top names were Sofia and Francesco.
Source: How Many Babies Are Named…? (Istat)
According to the Population Register Centre of Finland (Väestörekisterikeskus), the most popular baby names in the country in 2018 were Eevi and Eeli.
Here are Finland’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Eevi, 304 baby girls
- Sofia, 265
- Venla, 252
- Ella, 248
- Aino, 247
- Aada, 244
- Helmi, 237
- Emma, 230
- Olivia, 227
- Isla, 224
- Eeli, 404 baby boys
- Elias, 388
- Leo, 365
- Oliver, 330
- Eino, 317
- Väinö, 281
- Onni, 278
- Leevi, 245
- Niilo, 214
- Noel, 207
In the girls’ top 10, Olivia and Isla replace Lilja, Elli, and Enni. (Two replace three because there was a tie for 10th last year.)
In the boys’ top 10, Eeli — which wasn’t even in the top 10 in 2017 — replaces Eetu. My best guess on the sudden popularity of Eeli is young hockey player Eeli Tolvanen (EY-leh TOLL-vah-nen).
Among Finland’s Swedish-speakers (between 5% and 6% of the total population) the top baby names were Saga and William.
And in 2017, the top names in Finland overall were Aino and Leo.
Sources: Eevi ja Eeli ovat vuoden 2018 suosikkinimet, Nimet – Väestörekisterikeskus, Etunimitilasto 2018 suomenkieliset (PDF)
According to data from the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (FSO), the most popular baby names in Switzerland in 2018 were Emma and Liam.
Here are the country’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Emma, 504 baby girls
- Mia, 445
- Sofia, 342
- Lea, 325
- Elena, 319
- Emilia, 307
- Mila, 301
- Anna, 299
- Laura, 277
- Lena, 275
- Liam, 446 baby boys
- Noah, 443
- Leon, 344
- Luca, 332
- Elias, 326
- Gabriel, 324
- Matteo, 313
- Louis, 301
- Ben, 281
- David, 265
In the girls’ top 10, Elena, Mila, and Laura replace Lina, Lara, and Nina.
In the boys’ top 10, Louis replaces Samuel.
Here are the top baby names within each of Switzerland’s main language groups:
- German speakers (63% of the population)
- Top 3 girl names: Mia, Emma, Lea
- Top 3 boy names: Noah, Leon, Elias
- French speakers (23%)
- Top 3 girl names: Emma, Alice, Eva
- Top 3 boy names: Liam, Gabriel, Arthur
- Italian speakers (8%)
- Top 3 girl names: Sofia, Alice, Emily
- Top 3 boy names: Leonardo, Liam, Alessandro
- Romansh speakers (less than 1%)
- Top girl name: Chiara, Clara, Emilia, Gianna, Hanna, Joana, Lana, Lara, Lena, Lenia, Lia, Mara (at least a 10-way tie)
- Top boy name: Alessio, Laurin, Liam, Men (4-way tie)
In 2017, the top names in the country overall were Emma and Noah.
Sources: Vornamen der Neugeborenen – Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Not a Heidi in sight: The most popular Swiss baby names in 2018 – The Local
According to the Vital Statistics Division of Service NL, the most popular baby names in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2018 were Charlotte and Jack.
Here are the province’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
In 2017, the top names were Ava and Benjamin.
Source: Good Charlotte, happy Jack: Here are 2018’s top baby names in Newfoundland and Labrador