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The name Sonya is a diminutive form of Sophia.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sonya 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 Sonya
Use of the Name Sonya for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
61,553 56,640 12,529 2,176 731 238 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sonya has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Sonya first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1927, which is the first year shown on the table.  Sonya last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 2003, 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 Sonya
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
192790269  
192878783  
1929100053  
193084472  
193180472  
1932607118  
1933541139  
1934476183  
1935463190  
1936461195  
1937430229  
1938427245  
1939463211  
1940487198  
1941522178  
1942510214  
1943581169  
1944608147  
1945571167  
1946620164  
1947648165  
1948597195  
1949657162  
1950587207  
1951631189  
1952502280  
1953497308  
1954504311  
1955497340  
1956471394  
1957475395  
1958445460  
1959339780  
19602441,277  
19612181,536  
19622061,743  
19631951,917  
19641871,997  
19651602,352  
19661272,866  
19671142,976  
19681172,818  
19691232,803  
19701312,739  
19711262,727  
19721222,506  
19731312,165  
19741322,111  
19751541,756  
19761661,523  
19771941,381  
19782041,263  
19792061,286  
19802151,205  
19812261,134  
19822491,007  
1983261912  
1984282855  
1985303796  
1986328736  
1987380615  
1988379632  
1989465525  
1990512470  
1991586392  
1992593385  
1993606381  
1994684308  
1995688309  
1996725289  
1997723297  
1998783275  
1999796275  
2000895245  
2001    
2002905248  
2003972238  
Totals:  61,553 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sonya 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 Sonya appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 76 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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