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).
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)


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Entry updated October 11, 2012