Percent Change From Average Frequency to Peak: 1,062.80%
Frequency per 1 Million Babies at Peak: 11,254.9
Year of Peak: 2012
Sophia is one of the most recent name fads. The name, which means “wisdom,” was popular in England in the 17th and 18th centuries. During the peak of the fad, 11,254.9 babies were named Sophia per 1 million babies born. This was a 10 percent increase of popularity from the name’s average ranking.