A Greek name meaning “wisdom,” Sophia has been popular in English-speaking countries since the 1600s.
Previous ranking: 2012 is the second year in a row that Sophia has been at the top of the girls list, with a second place finish in 2010 and a fourth place rank in 2009.
Our 2013 prediction: According to the U.S. Social Security Administration, the name Sophia began its meteoric rise to the top in 1990 and, despite a small dip in 2008, hasn’t looked back since. The name should be a top finisher again in 2013.
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