Queen Sonja, born Sonja Haraldsen on 4 July 1937. Married then Crown Prince Harald in Oslo Cathedral on 29 August 1968. Became queen of Norway on 17 January 1991.
Is Sonja Norwegian?
Sonja Haraldsen was born on 4 July 1937 in Oslo, the daughter of clothing merchant Karl August Haraldsen (1875–1959) and Dagny Ulrichsen (1898–1994). She had three siblings, Haakon Haraldsen (1921–2016), Gry Henriksen (1924–1971) and Karl Herman Haraldsen (1929–1936, who died in a boating accident).
Is Sonja a rare name?
How common is the name Sonja for a baby born in 2021? Sonja was the 2558th most popular girls name. In 2021 there were only 67 baby girls named Sonja. 1 out of every 26,560 baby girls born in 2021 are named Sonja.
What does Sonja mean in English?
Meaning:wisdom. Sonja is a girl’s name of Greek origin. It is a variation of Sophia, which means “wisdom.” As a given name, Sonja is especially popular in Scandinavian and Slavic countries, while in the US, the alternative spellings Sonia and Sonya are more common.