Sofie – University of Copenhagen


How many girls were given this name in 2009?

Sofie: 485
Sophie: 69


Sofie is a variation of the Greek name Sophia, which means 'wisdom'.


The name Sofie became increasingly more popular during the 1980s and 1990s and its popularity has been increasing during the last few years.

Well-known bearers of the name

The Holy Sophia was a Roman martyr who died in the year 120. In addition to this, many Danish queens have borne this name. Among living persons with this name are, for example, the Danish actresses Sofie Gråbøl, who was born in 1968, and Sofie Lassen-Kahlke, who was born in 1979.