Sonya (soonya) in Japanese
Sonya in Katakana
Sonya in Romaji
Sonya in Hiragana
The name Sonya in Japanese Katakana is ソオニャ which in romaji is soonya. Katakana is the standard translation for names into Japanese, Sonya in Japanese Hiragana, the non-standard translation for names into Japanese, is そおにゃ.
This translation was provided by our comprehensive database of existing names, which is derived from Hepburn romanization, the most widely used-used system of romanization for the Japanese language.
How do you write Sonya in Japanese Kanji?
The closest sounding kanji name that sounds similar to "sonya" is 宋耶 (Sōnya). It is pronounced "Sō-nya". The kanji 宋 means "Song Dynasty" and 耶 means "questioning".
The western meaning of the name Sonya is "wisdom". The closest matching Kanji name based on this meaning is 智美 (Chi-mi), which is pronounced "chee-mee". The kanji characters mean "wisdom" and "beauty".
Common examples of names similar to Sonya in Japan
We found the following examples of names similar to Sonya which are used as a first name or last name in Japanese prefectures:
1. Sōnya (そーにゃ): This name is pronounced as "so-o-nya" and is written with the kanji characters for “sou” (草) meaning “grass” and “nya” (如) meaning “like.” It is a common name in the Kanto region of Japan, which includes Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa, Saitama, Gunma, and Tochigi prefectures. 2. Son'ya (そんや): This name is pronounced as "son-ya" and is written with the kanji characters for “son” (存) meaning “existing” and “ya” (耶) meaning “question mark.” It is a popular name in the Chubu region of Japan, which includes Aichi, Fukui, Gifu, Ishikawa, Nagano, Niigata, Shizuoka, Toyama and Yamanashi prefectures. 3. Sōnya (そうにゃ): This name is pronounced as "so-u-nya" and is written with the kanji characters for “sou” (壮) meaning “strong” and “nya” (夜) meaning “night.” It is a common name in the Kansai region of Japan which includes Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama and Shiga prefectures. 4. Son'ya (そんゃ): This name is pronounced as "son-ya" and is written with the kanji characters for “son” (尊) meaning “honorific title” and “ya” (矢) meaning “arrow.” It is a popular name in the Kyushu region of Japan which includes Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto Oita and Miyazaki prefectures.
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