SUSAN
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SOO-zən   [key]
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).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Susanna, Suzan, Suzanna
DIMINUTIVES: Sue, Sukie, Susie, Suzi, Suzie, Suzy, Zanna
OTHER LANGUAGES: Sawsan (Arabic), Susanna, Susannah (Biblical), Sousanna (Biblical Greek), Shoshannah (Biblical Hebrew), Susanna (Biblical Latin), Suzana (Croatian), Zuzana, Zuzanka, Zuzka (Czech), Susanne, Sanne, Susann (Danish), Susanna, Suzanne, Sanne (Dutch), Susanna (Finnish), Suzanne, Suzette (French), Susanne, Susann, Suse, Susi (German), Shoshana, Shoshannah (Hebrew), Zsuzsanna, Zsazsa, Zsuzsa, Zsuzsi (Hungarian), Susanna (Italian), 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)
Popularity
United States  ranked #839 
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