Susanna

First Name
19k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Susanna

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

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Daniel
Wiktionary

From Ancient Greek Σουσάννα (Sousánna), the New Testament form of Hebrew שׁוֹשַׁנָּה (šōšannā, “lily”).

  1. A female given name
  2. (biblical) A follower of Jesus (Luke 8:3)
  3. (biblical) A book of the Apocrypha.

Susanna was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Estonian, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Susanna

Susanna Hoffs is a rock music and pop music vocalist, guitarist, and actress. She plays Guitar, Rickenbacker 325, Rickenbacker, Taylor Guitars, Guild Guitar Company, and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1981 to present. Susanna was given the name Susanna Lee Hoffs on January 17th, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Susanna Thompson is an actress. Her career lasted from 1991 to 1991. Susanna was born on January 27th, 1958 in San Diego, California, U.S.

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Susanna Reid is a journalist and television presenter. She has been prominent since 1982. Susanna was given the name Susanna Victoria Reid on December 10th, 1970 in Croydon, London, England.

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Susanna was given the name Susanna Shakespeare in 1583. She left this life on July 11th, 1649.

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Susanna Clarke is a fantasy and alternate history writer. Susanna was given the name Susanna Mary Clarke on November 1st, 1959 in Nottingham, England.

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Susan Kohner is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1955 to 1955. Susan was given the name Susanna Kohner on November 11th, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Susan is also known as Susan Weitz.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Susanna

She holds the title Martyrs. She left this life in 3.

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Oh Susanna is an alternative country singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1997 to present. Oh was given the name Suzie Ungerleider in Northampton, Massachusetts. Oh is also known as Oh Susanna.

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Vanessa Susanna is an athlete for the PSV/FC Eindhoven.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 21 21 0
1881 21 21 0
1882 22 22 0
1883 22 22 0
1884 35 35 0
1885 27 27 0
1886 41 41 0
1887 31 31 0
1888 27 27 0
1889 25 25 0
1890 34 34 0
1891 37 37 0
1892 46 46 0
1893 48 48 0
1894 32 32 0
1895 50 50 0
1896 36 36 0
1897 36 36 0
1898 52 52 0
1899 39 39 0
1900 35 35 0
1901 28 28 0
1902 41 41 0
1903 35 35 0
1904 48 48 0
1905 36 36 0
1906 33 33 0
1907 45 45 0
1908 44 44 0
1909 32 32 0
1910 45 45 0
1911 42 42 0
1912 61 61 0
1913 52 52 0
1914 71 71 0
1915 108 108 0
1916 110 110 0
1917 97 97 0
1918 103 103 0
1919 92 92 0
1920 91 91 0
1921 84 84 0
1922 69 69 0
1923 63 63 0
1924 92 92 0
1925 77 77 0
1926 72 72 0
1927 60 60 0
1928 60 60 0
1929 77 77 0
1930 56 56 0
1931 53 53 0
1932 55 55 0
1933 55 55 0
1934 62 62 0
1935 52 52 0
1936 61 61 0
1937 73 73 0
1938 60 60 0
1939 77 77 0
1940 104 104 0
1941 91 91 0
1942 97 97 0
1943 108 108 0
1944 122 122 0
1945 119 119 0
1946 126 126 0
1947 127 127 0
1948 156 156 0
1949 139 139 0
1950 145 145 0
1951 122 122 0
1952 118 118 0
1953 146 146 0
1954 150 150 0
1955 138 138 0
1956 180 180 0
1957 266 266 0
1958 310 310 0
1959 284 284 0
1960 223 223 0
1961 203 203 0
1962 213 213 0
1963 218 218 0
1964 215 215 0
1965 204 204 0
1966 201 201 0
1967 210 210 0
1968 223 223 0
1969 240 240 0
1970 215 215 0
1971 254 254 0
1972 266 266 0
1973 239 239 0
1974 221 221 0
1975 241 241 0
1976 242 242 0
1977 269 269 0
1978 243 243 0
1979 275 275 0
1980 255 255 0
1981 268 268 0
1982 255 255 0
1983 263 263 0
1984 257 257 0
1985 236 236 0
1986 264 264 0
1987 245 245 0
1988 222 222 0
1989 229 229 0
1990 233 233 0
1991 227 227 0
1992 216 216 0
1993 202 202 0
1994 207 207 0
1995 202 202 0
1996 224 224 0
1997 200 200 0
1998 184 184 0
1999 158 158 0
2000 175 175 0
2001 182 182 0
2002 184 184 0
2003 199 199 0
2004 192 192 0
2005 179 179 0
2006 186 186 0
2007 194 194 0
2008 161 161 0
2009 164 164 0
2010 156 156 0
2011 169 169 0
2012 190 190 0
2013 170 170 0
2014 157 157 0
2015 196 196 0
2016 193 193 0
2017 156 156 0

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Popularity of Susanna as a first name

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Common last names for Susanna

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  • Miller
  • Johnson
  • Williams
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  • Brown
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Fun Facts about the name Susanna

  • What name lists does Susanna rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Susanna? Susanna is the 1,749th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Susanna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,602 babies born with the first name Susanna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Susanna to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Susanna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 21 new born babies.
  • When was Susanna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Susanna is Sunday, June 24th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Susanna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Susanna was in 1958 with a total of 310 babies.
  • Random Susanna Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Susanna is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Susanna: Your name in reverse order is Annasus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aussnan. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.