Susan name meaning

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in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Susan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Susan

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Ohio, U.S. says the name Susan means "Usually translated lily but also rose of sharon, most likely the wild rose that blooms in the middle east" and is of Hebrew origin.
  2. A user from Nigeria says the name Susan is of Hebrew origin and means "Lily. Lilies blooms even in the most unlikely places".
  3. 13 submissions from all over the world agree the name Susan means "Lily" and is of Hebrew origin.
  4. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Susan means "Lily of the valley" and is of English origin.
  5. A submission from India says the name Susan means "Lily it was also a city".
  6. According to a user from Nigeria, the name Susan is of Jewish origin and means "Graceful Lily".
  7. A submission from Nevada, U.S. says the name Susan means "Name means 'Lily'".
  8. A submission from New York, U.S. says the name Susan means "Rose of Sharon".
  9. A submission from Israel says the name Susan means "Pronounced in Hebrew like SHOSHAN which is rose flower. It is first used in the Yiddish" and is of Hebrew origin.
  10. According to a user from Oregon, U.S., the name Susan means "Dancer".
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English form of the biblical Susanna, from Biblical Hebrew שׁוֹשַׁנָּה‎ (šōšannā, “lily”); compare with Egyptian 𓊃𓈙𓈖𓆸 (sšn).

  1. A female given name from Hebrew.

Susan was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano and Danish

Notable Persons Named Susan

Notable Persons Named Susan

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1970. Susan was given the name Susan Abigail Tomalin on October 4th, 1946 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, U.S.

Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver is an actress. She has been prominent since 1976. Sigourney was given the name Susan Alexandra Weaver by her parents Sylvester Weaver (executive) and Elizabeth Inglis on October 8th, 1949 in New York, U.S.

Susan Boyle

Susan Boyle is an operatic pop singing and actor. Her ongoing career started in 2009. Susan was given the name Susan Magdalane Boyle on April 1st, 1961 in Blackburn, West Lothian. Susan is also known as Boyle and Susan Margaret.

Susan Brownell Anthony

Susan was born Susan Brownell Anthony on February 15th, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts, U.S. She passed away on March 13th, 1906.

Susan Wojcicki

Susan Wojcicki is a ceo of youtube, youtube, and ceo ofyoutube. Susan was given the name Susan Diane Wojcicki by her parents Stanley Wojcicki and Esther Wojcicki on July 5th, 1968 in Santa Clara County, California.

Sue Perkins

Sue Perkins is a comedian. Sue was given the name Susan Elizabeth Perkins on September 22nd, 1969 in East Dulwich, London, England.

  • Suzi Quatro
  • Susan Dey
    Model (people)
  • Susan Lindquist
  • Susan Collins
    Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee
  • Susan Rice
    24th National Security Advisor
  • Stockard Channing
  • Siouxsie Sioux
  • Susan Atkins
  • Susan Hayward
  • Tuesday Weld
  • Susan Sontag
  • Susan Downey
  • Susan Lucci
  • Sunny

Notable Persons With the Last Name Susan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Susan

Adam Susan

Adam Susan is a comics character.


Susan was royalty. They hold the title Crown Princess of Albania. Susan was born on January 28th, 1941 in Waverley, New South Wales. They breathed their last breath on July 17th, 2004.

Joe Susan

Joe was born on September 18th, 1955. Joe is also known as Susan and Joseph.

Black-Eyed Susan

Issachar Ben Mordecai Ibn Susan

Robert Susan

Robert Susan is an athlete for the VV Katwijk.


Common last names for Susan

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Anderson
  • Martin
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • Clark
  • White
  • Thomas
  • Hall
  • King
  • Young
  • Baker

Common first names for Susan

  • John
  • Mary
  • Frank

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Susan U.S.
  White 84.23% 64.26%
  African American 3.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.72% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Susan

People with the last name Susan are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Susan

  • What name lists does Susan rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Susan? Susan is the 33rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Susan was the 36,379th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Susan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,124,529 babies born with the first name Susan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Susan to occupy the country of Timor-Leste with an estimated population of 1,066,409 (as of July 11, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Susan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 286 new born babies.
  • When was Susan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Susan is Friday, October 27th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Susan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Susan was in 1955 with a total of 47,407 babies. That's a lot of babies named Susan!
  • Random Susan Factoid: According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Susan ranks 19th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 258 babies in Kentucky have the same name in 1970.
  • Weird things about the name Susan: The name spelled backwards is Nasus. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Suasn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Susan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 615 people with the last name Susan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Susan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Susan as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Susan name meaning

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