With Ukrainian and Russian origins, Sonya is a beautiful girl’s name meaning “wisdom.” Sonya has many variations and spellings including Sonia and Sonja. However, all of these variations come from the Greek name Sophia which has the same meaning. In the United States, Sonya was at its height of popularity in 1967 when it climbed to just outside the top 200. Since then. Sonya has continued to fall with perhaps people opting for the more common Sophia. If you’re looking for a unique name with Eastern European roots, Sonya is the name for you!
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