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About the name Susan in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Diminutives:Susie
Short forms:Sue
US 2013 rank:#844     ... 842:(naElliot1), 843:Milena, 844:Susan, 845:Ariyah, 846:Kyndall ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Dusan, Susana, Suzan, Bulan, Dusana, Euan, Hasan, Huan, Huwan, Juan     Details
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About Susanne, the group of names with the same origin as Susan

Meaning/translation:lily
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:from the Greek form Sousanna of a Hebrew name Shoshana with the meaning lily
 the Hebrew word shoshan has Egyptian roots
 known from the story about a falsely accused woman in the Old Testament Apocrypha
Words:shoshan = the lily  Hebrew
 sheshen = the water lily  Egyptian
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Susan England+Wales 1964,  1:Sanne Netherlands 2007,  3:Zuzanna Poland 2013,  7:Susanne Denmark 2015,  14:Sanni Finland/Finnish 2009,  18:Zuzana Czechia 2012,  37:Suzanne England+Wales 1974,  47:Sanna Sweden 1998,  60:Susana Madrid 1999,  62:Zsuzsanna Hungary 2002
Old/original forms:Shoshana Hebrew, Sousanna Old Greek
Name variants:Sanna, Sanne, Sanni, Shanna, Sue, Susan, Susana, Susanna, Susanne, Susetta, Susi, Susie, Susy, Suus, Suzan, Suzana, Suzane, Suzanne, Suze, Suzette, Zsuzsanna, Zuzana, Zuzanna   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decadesGraph1984 82,  1974 20,  1964 1,  1954 11944 7
SwitzerlandGraph1997 684
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 240,  1980-1989 95,  1970-1979 27,  1960-1969 3
USA prevalenceGraph1990 8
USA yearlyGraph2013 844,  2012 839,  2011 779,  2010 792,  2009 762,  2008 709,  2007 643,  2006 595,  2005 591,  2004 545,  2003 503,  2002 470,  2001 440,  2000 416,  1999 401,  1998 377,  1997 349,  1996 299,  1995 314,  1994 273
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