Susan: baby girl name popularity and meaning

Susan

A short form of the Hebrew name Susannah, meaning "lily" - kind of odd, because the flower most associated with this name is the black-eyed Susan. But whatever ... that just means your little Susan will be a delightful blossom through and through.

Nicknames:

Sue, Susie, Suzy, Sukie, Zuzu.

Famous people named Susan:

Suffragist Susan B. Anthony; actresses Susan Hayward, Susan Dey, and Susan Lucci; astronaut Susan Helms; ballerina Susan Jaffe.

Fun fact:

The birth name of actress Sigourney Weaver is Susan Alexandra.

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