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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 2011,  14:Sanni Finland/Finnish 2009,  18:Zuzana Czechia 2012,  37:Suzanne England+Wales 1974,  46:Susanne Norway 1997,  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, Suzan, Suzana, Suzane, Suzanne, Suze, Suzette, Zsuzsanna, Zuzana, Zuzanna   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesRankings
England+Wales decades1984 82,  1974 20,  1964 1,  1954 11944 7
Switzerland1997 684
USA decades1990-1999 240,  1980-1989 95,  1970-1979 27,  1960-1969 3
USA yearly2013 844,  2012 839,  2011 779,  2010 792,  2009 762,  2002 474,  2001 448,  2000 428,  1999 407,  1998 378,  1997 349,  1996 299,  1995 314,  1994 273
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