Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. SOO-zən

Meaning & History

English variant of SUSANNA. This has been most common spelling since the 18th century. It was especially popular both in the United States and the United Kingdom from the 1940s to the 1960s. A notable bearer was the American feminist Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906).

Related Names

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, Suus, Suze(Dutch) Susanna, Sanna, Sanni(Finnish) Suzanne, Suzette(French) Susanne, Susann, Suse, Susi(German) Shoshana(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 SubmissionSúsan

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Entry updated December 14, 2019