Susannah

First Name
7k
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 Susannah

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

Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, a spelling variant of Susanna.

Notable Persons Named Susannah

Susannah was given the name Susannah Mushatt on July 6th, 1899 in Lowndes County, Alabama.

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Susannah Harker is an actor. Susannah was given the name Susannah Owens on April 26th, 1965 in London.

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Susannah York was an actress. Her career lasted from 1959 to 2010. Susannah was given the name Susannah Yolande Fletcher on January 9th, 1939 in Chelsea, London. She breathed her last breath on January 15th, 2011.

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Susannah Melvoin is a vocalist, songwriter, and singing. Susannah was born on January 26th, 1964.

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Susannah Fielding is an actor and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Susannah was born on June 10th, 1985 in Poole.

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Susannah Cahalan is a journalist and author. Susannah was born in 1985.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 7 7 0
1884 8 8 0
1885 7 7 0
1886 5 5 0
1887 7 7 0
1891 5 5 0
1894 5 5 0
1895 8 8 0
1897 7 7 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 6 6 0
1903 6 6 0
1904 5 5 0
1905 5 5 0
1906 5 5 0
1909 6 6 0
1910 6 6 0
1913 10 10 0
1914 8 8 0
1915 9 9 0
1916 9 9 0
1917 13 13 0
1918 10 10 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 11 11 0
1921 7 7 0
1922 8 8 0
1923 15 15 0
1924 13 13 0
1925 5 5 0
1926 11 11 0
1927 11 11 0
1928 11 11 0
1929 7 7 0
1930 12 12 0
1931 11 11 0
1932 8 8 0
1933 7 7 0
1934 13 13 0
1935 11 11 0
1936 12 12 0
1937 21 21 0
1938 16 16 0
1939 26 26 0
1940 16 16 0
1941 23 23 0
1942 18 18 0
1943 31 31 0
1944 16 16 0
1945 24 24 0
1946 38 38 0
1947 21 21 0
1948 33 33 0
1949 33 33 0
1950 23 23 0
1951 25 25 0
1952 26 26 0
1953 42 42 0
1954 33 33 0
1955 33 33 0
1956 27 27 0
1957 30 30 0
1958 40 40 0
1959 41 41 0
1960 33 33 0
1961 42 42 0
1962 56 56 0
1963 60 60 0
1964 62 62 0
1965 64 64 0
1966 85 85 0
1967 113 113 0
1968 111 111 0
1969 131 131 0
1970 134 134 0
1971 137 137 0
1972 142 142 0
1973 149 149 0
1974 131 131 0
1975 152 152 0
1976 150 150 0
1977 135 135 0
1978 150 150 0
1979 143 143 0
1980 116 116 0
1981 139 139 0
1982 131 131 0
1983 119 119 0
1984 120 120 0
1985 122 122 0
1986 105 105 0
1987 121 121 0
1988 132 132 0
1989 121 121 0
1990 137 137 0
1991 142 142 0
1992 123 123 0
1993 119 119 0
1994 129 129 0
1995 138 138 0
1996 139 139 0
1997 127 127 0
1998 94 94 0
1999 93 93 0
2000 116 116 0
2001 90 90 0
2002 106 106 0
2003 97 97 0
2004 99 99 0
2005 91 91 0
2006 95 95 0
2007 94 94 0
2008 88 88 0
2009 77 77 0
2010 73 73 0
2011 78 78 0
2012 106 106 0
2013 97 97 0
2014 93 93 0
2015 81 81 0
2016 94 94 0
2017 80 80 0

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Popularity of Susannah as a first name

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Common last names for Susannah

  • Jones
  • Williams

Fun Facts about the name Susannah

  • What name lists does Susannah rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Susannah? Susannah is the 3,033rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Susannah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,283 babies born with the first name Susannah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Susannah to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Susannah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Susannah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Susannah is Saturday, July 31st, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Susannah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Susannah was in 1975 with a total of 152 babies.
  • Random Susannah Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Susannah is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Susannah: Your name in reverse order is Hannasus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Unaahsns. How do you pronounce that?

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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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