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Popularity
1.1m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Susan

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Lily
  • #33 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
219k Suzanne (French)
18k Susanna (Hebrew)
7k Susannah (Hebrew)
< 1k Susane (French)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18802862860#80 girl name
18812922920#79 girl name
18823263260#79 girl name
18833223220#85 girl name
18843263260#94 girl name
18853023020#100 girl name
18863233230
18873353350#99 girl name
18883633630
18893563560
18903543540
18913703700
18923663660
18933563560
18943573570
18953933930
18963433430
18973463415
18983823820
18993503500
19004114110
19013423420
19023353350
19033053050
19043243240
19053213210
19063273270
19073553550
19083503500
19093803800
19103953950
19114594590
19125225220
19135435430
19146616610
19158228175
19168448440
19178378370
19189129120
19198248240
19208518510
19218468460
19227957950
19238128120
19248328320
19258628620
19268548540
19278768706
19288128120
19298758750
19301,0031,0030
19311,0051,0050
19321,2361,2279
19331,2691,2645
19341,5011,4929
19351,8061,8015
19362,1672,15512
19372,6532,64310#97 girl name
19383,5703,55416#72 girl name
19394,9064,88620#44 girl name
19406,7846,75727#36 girl name
19418,9268,88739#27 girl name
194212,06812,01454#21 girl name
194314,93614,88650#18 girl name
194416,38416,32955#13 girl name
194519,27819,22355#10 girl name
194628,32728,26859#8 girl name
194732,01631,95264#8 girl name
194836,03635,98056#5 girl name
194937,76037,70852#5 girl name
195038,07938,02257#5 girl name
195140,25140,20744#6 girl name
195241,40241,34656#5 girl name
195344,34044,26971#5 girl name
195447,22647,16066#5 girl name
195547,45647,39165#5 girl name
195646,62246,55567#5 girl name
195746,04245,94597#2 girl name
195845,25845,17088#2 girl name
195941,69341,60687#2 girl name
196039,28239,20181#2 girl name
196137,60837,52187#3 girl name
196235,83535,74986#3 girl name
196334,07333,99380#3 girl name
196431,60031,51684#3 girl name
196526,38726,33354#5 girl name
196623,83723,77067#6 girl name
196722,32322,25964#5 girl name
196819,56419,50757#10 girl name
196917,86117,81150#11 girl name
197015,79315,74152#15 girl name
197113,82313,77845#17 girl name
197210,61910,57544#24 girl name
19739,3219,29031#25 girl name
19748,5118,47536#27 girl name
19757,5227,49032#32 girl name
19766,4296,40920#40 girl name
19775,9725,95418#45 girl name
19785,4395,41821#49 girl name
19795,2225,19923#51 girl name
19804,7214,70219#63 girl name
19814,2614,24615#71 girl name
19823,9793,96217#76 girl name
19833,3663,35214#86 girl name
19843,1293,11415#90 girl name
19852,6782,66018
19862,4062,38917
19872,2592,24811
19882,0762,06016
19891,8151,80015
19901,6981,68513
19911,4771,4770
19921,3781,3717
19931,2081,2008
19941,0231,0230
19958888880
19969589580
19977987980
19987497490
19996996990
20006806800
20016286280
20026016010
20035665660
20045295227
20054794790
20064874870
20074604600
20084214210
20093743740
20103513510
20113533530
20123213210
20133143140
20143263215

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 1945 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Susan" ranks #10 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 84 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1945. Across the entire United States a total of 19,278 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 scholar, the brilliant in you.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

S is for serious, not always joking.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nasus". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ussna". 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.

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 gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Susan

Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver is an actress with the most prominent portion of her 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 her 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, and actor specializing in rock, hard rock, female cock-rock, and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of her 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 her 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 her 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 her 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 Mar 16, 2004

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mongolia approximately on 1825. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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