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The name Sonja is of Russian origin, and is a diminutive form of Sophia.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sonja has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Sonja
Use of the Name Sonja for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
35,607 25,421 3,872 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sonja has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Sonja first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1930, which is the first year shown on the table.  Sonja last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1992, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Sonja
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
193085970  
193198051  
193282170  
193393354  
193472486  
193570691  
1936477180  
1937264559  
19381801,117  
1939203862  
1940237714  
1941268567  
1942280597  
1943304526  
1944340404  
1945318454  
1946337483  
1947362497  
1948387422  
1949388414  
1950436346  
1951418396  
1952433389  
1953430412  
1954421425  
1955419444  
1956421469  
1957398530  
1958405524  
1959365677  
1960348758  
1961319868  
1962321854  
1963294994  
19642771,052  
19652551,120  
19662261,319  
19672201,336  
19682221,338  
19692291,312  
19702401,308  
19712491,184  
19722331,194  
1973279881  
1974309754  
1975353613  
1976360584  
1977402517  
1978418481  
1979461438  
1980510395  
1981501402  
1982525372  
1983572315  
1984661265  
1985621303  
1986611315  
1987631303  
1988658294  
1989725272  
1990829237  
1991934205  
1992981194  
Totals:  35,607 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sonja as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Sonja appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 63 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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