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Girl Names Ending with -san

San ending baby names and what they mean, with 7 results. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread 7 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 2.3%) and is now significantly lower, with names like Susan becoming less fashionable. Lesan (TOP 57%) and Rousan (69%) are common -san last names.

-san names

Alisan - Susan

Form of Alice. Based on Old German. "Noble, exalted." Alisyn is a somewhat popular kid's name. See also Allisann.

Var. of Alison. Origin fr. Old German element. "Noble, exalted." Unconventional, but Alysan is similar to popular -san last names Almasan (TOP 92%), Alhassan (39%). See also Alisan.

Var. of Elizabeth. Derivative of Hebrew element. "God is my oath." Betsan is not frequently adopted as a girls' name.


Var. of Sanny. Root fr. English. "The sandpiper bird." Less widespread today. San was last found in the 1960s in the Top 2000. See also Shane.

Susan and variants

Susan1, var. Suesan, Soosan, Siusan, San2
Derivative of Hebrew language. "Lily, rose." Susan and San are more prevalent as birth names among these forms.


Var. of Susanna. Derived fr. Hebrew. "Lily, rose." Common, with usage of 0.014% for Susan as a children's name in 2018, but lower than 0.016% in 2017. See also Suzon.

Form of Susannah. Derived fr. Hebrew. "Lily." Susan is a familiar (TOP 1%) feminine name, and appears often (TOP 20%) as a surname. See also Suesann.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -san names for girls.

1. Alisan - Susan
Alice [Alisan], Alison [Alysan], Elizabeth [Betsan], Sanny [San], Susan [San, Suesan, Soosan, Siusan], Susanna [Susan], Susannah [Susan]

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