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Susan Meaning


What does Susan mean?

The name Susan is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Susan is "lily".

Susan is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Su-san.

The Given Name Susan

A name of its own, it is a shortened form of Susanna.

Susan is a form of Shoshana. See Shoshana for further details.

Susan is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Susan is also great as a middle name.

Susan falls into the flower name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Susan Bones, Susan Cooper, and Susan Flannery.

Susan Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,079 in baby name popularity for girls with 234 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 959 in baby name popularity for girls with 275 occurrences. It ranked 13,955 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

Want to see how Susan sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Susan Name Popularity Page.

Susan Related Names

Susan is a form of Shoshana.

Susan is a diminutive of Susanna.

Variants of the name Susan include Sawsan, Suesan, Suisan, Susane, Susann, Susen, Suson, Sussan, Susuanna, Suzaan, Suzan, Suzann.

The names Huhana, Susette are all forms of Susan.

Susan has the diminutives (nicknames) Sue, Suke, Sukey, Sukie, Suse.

Famous Susans

  • Susan Bones ~ Harry Potter character
  • Susan Cooper ~ Writer
  • Susan Flannery ~ Actress
  • Susan Hampshire ~ Actress
  • Susan Hayward ~ Actress
  • Susan Hill ~ Writer
  • Susan Pevensie ~ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe character
  • Susan Sarandon ~ Actress

Susan Numerology

What will your new littleSusan be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Susan are often communicative and vague but most of all they are read more >>

Susan Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Susan in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Susan.

Just for fun, see the name Susan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Susan in Nautical Flags page.