Given Name SUSAN

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SOO-zən  [details]

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).

Categories

actresses, Adventure Time characters, American Horror Story characters, archers, authors, civil rights, Desperate Housewives characters, Discworld characters, Divergent characters, Doctor Who companions, Downton Abbey characters, flowers, Gravity Falls characters, Harry Potter characters, heroes, House of Cards US characters, Jane Austen characters, literature, Marvel characters, Narnia characters, nature, never out of the US top 1000, plants, Quantico characters, song titles, Star Trek actors, Stephen King characters, Stranger Things characters, television, top 10 in the US, womens history
DIMINUTIVES: Sue, Sukie, Susie, Suz, Suzi, Suzie, Suzy
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Sawsan (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)
USER SUBMISSION: Súsan
Entry updated October 11, 2012