Sofia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: metronymic from a female personal name Sofia, based on Greek sophia ‘wisdom’, or a nickname with this meaning.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Sofia Family Origin

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Sofia Family Occupations

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  • Retail Grocer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Sofia occupation in the USA was Retail Grocer. 100% of Sofia's were Retail Grocers.

Source: Census data for Sofia | Data not to scale

Sofia Historical Records

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Sofia Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Sofia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sofia in 1945 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sofia

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