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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.SOO-zən
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Meaning & History

English variant of SUSANNA. This has been most common spelling since the 18th century. A notable bearer was the American feminist Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906).
DiminutivesSue, Sukie, Susie, Suz, Suzi, Suzie, Suzy
Other Languages & CulturesSawsan Arabic Susanna, Susannah Biblical Sousanna Biblical Greek Shoshannah Biblical Hebrew Susanna Biblical Latin Susanna Catalan Suzana Croatian Zuzana, Zuzanka, Zuzka Czech Susanne, Sanne, Susann Danish Susanna, Suzanne, Sanne, Suze Dutch Susanna, Sanna, Sanni Finnish Suzanne, Suzette French Susanne, Susann, Suse, Susi German Shoshana, Shoshannah Hebrew Zsuzsanna, Zsazsa, Zsuzsa, Zsuzsi Hungarian Susanna Italian Zane, Zuzanna Latvian Suzana Macedonian Huhana Maori Susanne, Susann Norwegian Zuzanna, Zula, Zuza, Zuzia Polish Susana Portuguese Suzana Portuguese (Brazilian) Susanna, Syuzanna Russian Suzana Serbian Zuzana, Zuza, Zuzanka, Zuzka Slovak Suzana Slovene Susana, Susanita Spanish Susanna, Susanne, Sanna, Susann Swedish
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Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute