Sallie

First Name
50k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
840
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sallie

"Sallie" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Princess". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

A less common spelling of Sally; see -ie.

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Sarah.

Notable Persons Named Sallie

Sallie was born on November 28th, 1964.

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Jayne Cortez was an avant-garde jazz and free jazz jazz poet, spoken word artist, writer, small press publisher, jazz poetry, and spoken word. She was most prominent from 1964 to 2012. Jayne was given the name Sallie Jayne Richardson on May 10th, 1934 in Fort Huachuca. She died on December 28th, 2012.

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Sallie was born in 1933.

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Sallie L. Baliunas is a scientist in the field of astrophysics. Sallie was born on February 23rd, 1953 in New York City.

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Sallie W. Chisholm is a in the field of marine biology. Sallie was born in Marquette, Michigan.

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Sallie Updyke Mundy is a Judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Sallie was born on June 29th, 1962 in Elmira, New York.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sallie

Nate performing in Denmark is a musician. His career lasted from 2003 to 2009. Nate was given the name Nate Allen Sallie on October 28th, 1976 in Kettering, Ohio.

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How popular is the baby name Sallie in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 404 404 0 #64 girl name
1881 416 416 0 #64 girl name
1882 487 487 0 #63 girl name
1883 409 409 0 #72 girl name
1884 494 494 0 #69 girl name
1885 457 457 0 #73 girl name
1886 490 490 0 #73 girl name
1887 525 525 0 #68 girl name
1888 633 633 0 #70 girl name
1889 525 525 0 #77 girl name
1890 571 571 0 #80 girl name
1891 569 569 0 #75 girl name
1892 582 582 0 #84 girl name
1893 516 516 0 #94 girl name
1894 584 584 0 #90 girl name
1895 573 573 0 #92 girl name
1896 498 498 0
1897 550 545 5 #97 girl name
1898 598 598 0 #100 girl name
1899 550 544 6 #100 girl name
1900 681 676 5 #98 girl name
1901 488 488 0
1902 556 556 0
1903 523 523 0
1904 483 483 0
1905 607 607 0
1906 520 520 0
1907 492 492 0
1908 489 489 0
1909 472 472 0
1910 569 569 0
1911 515 509 6
1912 643 637 6
1913 662 656 6
1914 767 760 7
1915 781 781 0
1916 917 912 5
1917 812 807 5
1918 855 850 5
1919 902 897 5
1920 809 803 6
1921 782 782 0
1922 757 757 0
1923 798 791 7
1924 782 782 0
1925 791 791 0
1926 696 688 8
1927 660 655 5
1928 642 635 7
1929 623 623 0
1930 573 564 9
1931 542 537 5
1932 555 555 0
1933 571 571 0
1934 544 539 5
1935 587 587 0
1936 520 520 0
1937 499 493 6
1938 588 582 6
1939 517 512 5
1940 479 479 0
1941 500 500 0
1942 533 533 0
1943 523 523 0
1944 507 507 0
1945 461 461 0
1946 528 528 0
1947 605 605 0
1948 503 503 0
1949 488 488 0
1950 475 475 0
1951 482 482 0
1952 445 440 5
1953 430 430 0
1954 431 431 0
1955 383 383 0
1956 331 331 0
1957 356 356 0
1958 328 328 0
1959 334 334 0
1960 362 362 0
1961 361 361 0
1962 289 289 0
1963 242 242 0
1964 260 260 0
1965 199 199 0
1966 172 172 0
1967 136 136 0
1968 146 146 0
1969 118 118 0
1970 121 121 0
1971 101 101 0
1972 92 92 0
1973 87 87 0
1974 94 94 0
1975 93 93 0
1976 76 76 0
1977 69 69 0
1978 65 65 0
1979 85 85 0
1980 80 80 0
1981 70 70 0
1982 62 62 0
1983 67 67 0
1984 72 72 0
1985 61 61 0
1986 63 63 0
1987 60 60 0
1988 60 60 0
1989 62 62 0
1990 58 58 0
1991 55 55 0
1992 52 52 0
1993 44 44 0
1994 38 38 0
1995 44 44 0
1996 40 40 0
1997 40 40 0
1998 44 44 0
1999 36 36 0
2000 37 37 0
2001 36 36 0
2002 32 32 0
2003 33 33 0
2004 31 31 0
2005 38 38 0
2006 41 41 0
2007 25 25 0
2008 29 29 0
2009 15 15 0
2010 17 17 0
2011 25 25 0
2012 33 33 0
2013 18 18 0
2014 26 26 0
2015 25 25 0
2016 29 29 0

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Popularity of Sallie as a first name

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Popularity of Sallie as a last name

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Common last names for Sallie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Thomas
  • Wilson
  • Miller
  • White
  • Hall
  • Thompson
  • Martin
  • Robinson
  • Walker
  • Anderson

Common first names for Sallie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sallie U.S.
  White 33.10% 64.26%
  African American 61.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sallie

People with the last name Sallie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Sallie

  • How Popular is the name Sallie? Sallie is the 991st most popular name of all time. As a last name Sallie was the 28,408th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sallie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 49,889 babies born with the first name Sallie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sallie to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sallie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 404 new born babies.
  • When was Sallie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sallie is Sunday, February 5th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Sallie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sallie was in 1916 with a total of 912 babies.
  • Random Sallie Factoid: According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sallie ranks 95th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 53 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1930.
  • Weird things about the name Sallie: Your name in reverse order is Eillas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lelais. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sallie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 840 people with the last name Sallie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sallie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sallie as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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