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Popularity
1.1m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Susan

Gender: Girl. Ranked #33 most popular

Similar Names
219k Suzanne (French)
18k Susanna (Hebrew)
7k Susannah (Hebrew)
< 1k Susane (French)

What does the name "Susan" mean?

Susan (Hebrew): Lily

The name "Susan" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Lily". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 5 other names that are similar to this one.

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

U is for useful, always to others.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nasus". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Asuns". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Susan" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Susan? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,123,009 babies born with the name Susan in the United States. That's more than enough Susans to occupy the country of Timor-Leste with an estimated population of 1,066,409 (as of July 11, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 286 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Susan" was in 1955 with a total of 47,391 babies. (That's a lot of baby Susans)

According to the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Susan" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 78 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1939. Across the entire United States a total of 4,906 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Susan popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Susan in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Susan

Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1976 to present. Sigourney was born in 1949 as Susan Alexandra Weaver in Manhattan, New YorkNew York, U.S.

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Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1970 to present. Susan was born in 1946 as Susan Abigail Tomalin in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, U.S.

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Suzi Quatro

Suzi Quatro is a singer-songwriter, bass player, record producer, actor, and radio presenter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1964 to present. Suzi was born in 1950 as Susan Kay Quatro.

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Stockard Channing

Stockard Channing is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1969 to present. Stockard was born in 1944 as Susan Antonia Williams Stockard in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Susan Lucci

Susan Lucci is an actress, television host, entrepreneur, and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1969 to present. Susan was born in 1949 as Susan Victoria Lucci in Scarsdale, New York, U.S.

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Susan Dey

Susan Dey is a modelactress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1970 to 2004. Susan was born in 1952 as Susan Hallock Dey in Pekin, Illinois, United States.

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Past life for Susan born Oct 14, 1952

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.