Middle Names for Sophia | 178 Unique Ideas for Your Baby

You’ve decided on a first name for your baby, but now need middle names for Sophia. 

I’ve compiled a huge list of names for you to consider. And Spanish, Italian, and Greek ideas too.

Plus you’ll find background information on the name, and boy and girl names that fit with it for her siblings.

Let’s go!

Middle Names for Sophia 

  • Adair
  • Alba
  • Amy
  • Ann
  • Annabelle 
  • Annette 
  • Artemis 
  • Augustine
  • Avalon 
  • Bea
  • Beatrice 
  • Blaine
  • Blair 
  • Blake
  • Bree
  • Bridget 
  • Brooke
  • Bryn
  • Camille 
  • Carmen 
  • Caroline 
  • Carys
  • Cassidy 
  • Catherine 
  • Cecily
  • Charlotte 
  • Chloe 
  • Christine
  • Claire
  • Colette 
  • Constance 
  • Corliss 
  • Cosette
  • Daisy 
  • Danielle 
  • Dawn
  • Delaney 
  • Delphine 
  • Denver
  • Diane 
  • Dorothy 
  • Dove
  • Easton
  • Eden
  • Elaine
  • Elizabeth 
  • Elodie
  • Emily
  • Emmeline 
  • Erin
  • Esme
  • Estelle
  • Eve
  • Everest
  • Everly
  • Faith
  • Faye
  • Felician
  • Felicity 
  • Fern
  • Florence 
  • Frances
  • Gem
  • Genevieve 
  • Grace
  • Grey 
  • Gwendolyn 
  • Haley
  • Harlow
  • Harper
  • Harriet 
  • Hazel 
  • Helen
  • Hope
  • Ingrid 
  • Irene
  • Iris
  • Isabel 
  • Isolde 
  • Ivy
  • Jade
  • Jane
  • Jacqueline 
  • Janet 
  • Janelle
  • Jasmine 
  • Juniper
  • Jean
  • Jennifer 
  • Jo
  • Jolene
  • Josephine 
  • Journey
  • Joyce
  • June
  • Juno
  • Kate
  • Kay
  • Kayla
  • Kelly
  • Kelsey 
  • Lake
  • Lane
  • Laurel
  • Lavender 
  • Leonore 
  • Liesel
  • Louise
  • Lucille 
  • Lucienne
  • Luna
  • Lux
  • Lynn
  • Lyra
  • Mabel 
  • Magdalene 
  • Magnolia 
  • Maise
  • Maple
  • Mackenzie 
  • Mae
  • Maeve
  • Margo 
  • Marie
  • Marlow 
  • Mary
  • Mathilde
  • Meadow 
  • Meredith 
  • Mireille 
  • Monroe 
  • Morgan 
  • Nadine
  • Naomi 
  • Natalia 
  • Nicole 
  • Noelle
  • North
  • Odette
  • Paige
  • Paloma 
  • Penelope 
  • Patrice
  • Phoebe 
  • Piper
  • Plum
  • Poppy 
  • Quinn
  • Rain
  • Renee 
  • Reese
  • Rosalind 
  • Rose
  • Rosemary 
  • Ruby 
  • Ryan
  • Sabine
  • Sage
  • Scarlett 
  • Scout
  • Shannon
  • Shea
  • Simone
  • Sky
  • Solenne
  • Sue
  • Talise
  • Tate
  • Tess
  • Valentine 
  • Vermillion 
  • Victoria 
  • Violet 
  • Vivian 
  • Waverly 
  • Winter 
  • Wren
  • Zoe

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Uncommon middle names for Sophia

  • Adair
  • Alba
  • Annette 
  • Artemis 
  • Augustine
  • Avalon 
  • Blaine
  • Blair 
  • Blake
  • Camille 
  • Carmen 
  • Caroline 
  • Carys
  • Cassidy 
  • Cecily
  • Chloe 
  • Colette 
  • Constance 
  • Corliss 
  • Cosette
  • Danielle 
  • Delaney 
  • Delphine 
  • Denver
  • Dove
  • Eden
  • Esme
  • Estelle
  • Everest
  • Felician
  • Felicity 
  • Fern
  • Gem
  • Genevieve 
  • Grey 
  • Gwendolyn 
  • Harlow
  • Harper
  • Ingrid 
  • Irene
  • Iris
  • Isabel 
  • Isolde 
  • Ivy
  • Jade
  • Jo
  • Jolene
  • Journey
  • Juno
  • Lake
  • Lane
  • Leonore 
  • Liesel
  • Lux
  • Magnolia 
  • Maise
  • Maple
  • Maeve
  • Margo 
  • Marlow 
  • Mathilde
  • Mireille 
  • Monroe 
  • Nadine
  • Naomi 
  • Natalia 
  • North
  • Odette
  • Paloma 
  • Penelope 
  • Patrice
  • Phoebe 
  • Rain
  • Renee 
  • Reese
  • Ryan
  • Sabine
  • Sage
  • Scarlett 
  • Scout
  • Shea
  • Simone
  • Sky
  • Solenne
  • Talise
  • Tate
  • Valentine 
  • Vermillion 
  • Waverly 
  • Winter 
  • Wren

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Spanish middle names for Sophia 

Here is a list of Spanish middle names for Sophia. Many of these middle names work for English-speaking families too.

  • Alicia 
  • Alma
  • Araceli
  • Carmen
  • Celeste
  • Coral
  • Dolores
  • Elena
  • Esther
  • Helena
  • Ines
  • Iris
  • Lucia
  • Luisa
  • Marisol
  • Mila
  • Neomi
  • Raquel 
  • Rosa
  • Sol
  • Susana 
  • Teresa 

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Italian middle names for Sophia 

Here is a list of Italian middle names for Sophia. 

Many of these end in -a or -ia, just like Sophia. Some parents like this sound and others do not. Since many of the middle names have several syllables, it helps break up several -a or -ia sounds together 

  • Abrielle
  • Abrienne
  • Alcine
  • Alda
  • Aldene
  • Alessandra 
  • Anjelica 
  • Antonia 
  • Apollonia 
  • Bella
  • Bianca
  • Camilla
  • Caprice
  • Catarine
  • Celestina
  • Chiara
  • Constanzia
  • Daniella
  • Eliana
  • Emilia
  • Faustine
  • Filomena
  • Fiorella
  • Francesca 
  • Gabriella
  • Giacinta
  • Gianna
  • Giovanna
  • Gisella
  • Giuliana
  • Iliana
  • Isabella
  • Lianetta
  • Lilliana
  • Maria
  • Mariella
  • Mercede
  • Natalia
  • Nina
  • Rachele
  • Rosalina
  • Stefania
  • Talia
  • Valentina
  • Vedette
  • Verdi
  • Viene
  • Vitalia
  • Ysabel

Greek middle names for Sophia 

And here are Greek middle names for Sophia. 

Similar to the Italian names, many end in -a or -ia. But since they are longer names,  they can flow well! 

Be sure to check if they fit with your last name too.

  • Angeliki
  • Ariadne
  • Athena
  • Aurora
  • Calliope
  • Callista
  • Calypso 
  • Cassia
  • Daphne
  • Dimitra
  • Dorothea
  • Eleni
  • Eulalia
  • Hera
  • Ioanna
  • Ione
  • Iris
  • Marina
  • Michaela
  • Nicoletta
  • Oenone
  • Olivia
  • Ophelia
  • Penelope
  • Phoebe
  • Stephanie
  • Thalia
  • Thea
  • Zoi

Short middle names for Sophia 

  • Amy
  • Ann
  • Bea
  • Blaine
  • Blair
  • Blake
  • Bree
  • Brooke
  • Bryn
  • Claire
  • Dawn
  • Dove
  • Eve
  • Faith
  • Faye
  • Fern
  • Gem
  • Grace
  • Grey 
  • Hope
  • Jade
  • Jane
  • Jean
  • Jo
  • June
  • Kate
  • Kay
  • Lake
  • Lane
  • Lux
  • Lynn
  • Mae
  • North
  • Paige
  • Plum
  • Quinn
  • Rain
  • Reese
  • Rose
  • Sage
  • Scout
  • Shea
  • Sky
  • Sue
  • Tate
  • Tess 
  • Wren

These one syllable middle names go well with Sophia since it has three syllables! 

Try saying the whole name together with your last name to see how it sounds. If you have a one syllable last name, a longer middle name might flow better. 

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Tips on choosing a middle name

  • Since Sophia is three syllables, both short and long middle names work well. If you have a short last name, a longer middle name may sound better. 
  • What names are important to your family? These could be honor names. Or concepts like Hope or Faith. Or something meaningful to the parents, like a place or feeling. For example, outdoorsy parents may want to choose a nature-themed middle name. 

Sibling names 

Are you looking for sibling names that go with Sophia? Here’s a few to get you started:

Girl names that go with Sophia 

  • Amelia
  • Annalise 
  • Astrid
  • Celeste 
  • Claudia 
  • Clementine 
  • Emma
  • Florence 
  • Freida 
  • Ivy
  • Josephine 
  • Juliette 
  • Leonie
  • Louisa
  • Melissa 
  • Miriam 
  • Penelope 
  • Tabitha 
  • Vanessa 
  • Vivienne 

Many girl’s names fit well with Sophia. It’s a modern, yet timeless name! And many of the middle names above will also work well for a sibling. 

Boy names that go with Sophia 

  • Anthony 
  • Arthur 
  • Benjamin 
  • Bradley
  • Finnegan 
  • Graham 
  • Henry 
  • Jonathan 
  • Landon
  • Marcus
  • Maxwell 
  • Mitchell 
  • Michael 
  • Nathaniel 
  • Nicholas 
  • Oscar 
  • Owen
  • Samuel 
  • Sawyer 
  • Tyler

And nearly any boy’s name fits with Sophia! From traditional to modern. 

Background 

What does the name Sophia mean?

The name  Sophia means wisdom in Greek.

This name originated in ancient Rome, before the year 100! European royalty used it in the Middle Ages. Then in the 1700s, several authors named characters Sophia. Finally, Sophia rose in popularity in the US in the 1990s.

What are names like Sophia? 

Names that are similar to Sophia include:

  • Adacia
  • Alai
  • Alexandria 
  • Alicia 
  • Althea
  • Amelia 
  • Anastasia 
  • Andrea
  • Angelia
  • Antonia
  • Aria
  • Cassiopeia 
  • Cecilia 
  • Claudia 
  • Cordelia 
  • Cornelia
  • Cynthia 
  • Delia
  • Delphia
  • Demetria 
  • Elysia
  • Eugenia 
  • Euphemia
  • Felicia 
  • Fiona 
  • Fiora
  • Gloria 
  • Julia
  • Lavinia 
  • Leah
  • Lucia
  • Lydia
  • Maria
  • Mia
  • Natalia 
  • Olivia 
  • Ophelia 
  • Patricia 
  • Rosalia 
  • Saffa
  • Saffron
  • Samira
  • Sasha 
  • Serena 
  • Sonia
  • Sophie 
  • Sophronia 
  • Stephanie 
  • Sylvia 
  • Tanya
  • Thea
  • Theresa 
  • Tricia
  • Victoria 
  • Zenobia

What are nicknames for Sophia?

Sophia has many nicknames:

  • Saffi
  • Fi
  • Fia
  • Fifi
  • Pia
  • So
  • Soph
  • Sophie

Wrap Up

And now you know everything about Sophia. Plus choosing a middle name that fits, alternative names to Sophia, and names for her siblings! 

Have more ideas to add? Is your name Sophia- if yes, what’s your middle name? I look forward to hearing from you in the comments! 

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Resources 

I use the website Behind the Name to research name meanings, history, nicknames and more. 

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