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What does Sallee mean?

Sallee /sal-lee/ as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Sallee is "princess". Sallee is a version, with the suffix -ee, of Sally (Hebrew): transcription of Sarah.


Sallee has 3 variants: Salley, Salli and Sallie.

Sallee has 15 more alternative forms via Sally, Sarah: Sadee, Sadelle, Sadie, Sadye, Saidee, Sal, Salcia, Salletta, Sallette, Sarahlee, Saralee, Sareen, Sarie, Sarine and Sarrey.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Sallet, Solee, ..

(male) Salles, Salloh, ..

How popular is Sallee?

Sallee is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5111 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent variation forms of Sallee (not ranked) are Sadie (#46 from current records), Sadye, Sallie, Sally (#1167) and Sarah (#50). Other variants, like Saralee, are seldom used. These relations of Sallee were at the peak of their popularity 34 years ago (median #956) and are now much less common (#1052, 62.4% less usage). Sarah is the continual favorite, though Sadie is now ranked higher, while forms such as Sadye have lost favor. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Sallee and associated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sadie, Sadye, Sallie, Sally, Sarah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sadie, Sally, Sarah outside U.S.

Similar Names


Sallee is pronounced similarly to Seelie, Selie, Sillia and Zailie. Other recommended names are Bailee, Baylee, Billee, Calee, Callee, Callen, Calley, Callie, Carlee, Caylee, Dalles, Dollee (see Dolly), Ellee, Fallen, Hailee, Halle, Halley, Hallie, Harlee, Haylee, Hellee, Hollee, Jaylee, Jullee, Kaelee, Kailee, Kalee, Kalle, Kallee, Kalley, Kallie, Karlee, Kaylee, Kellee, Lallie, Maelee, Mallie, Marlee, Millee, Mollee, Palles, Pollee (see Polly), Raelee, Sable, Salome, Sammee, Sandee, Selbee, Shaelee, Shalee, Sharlee, Shaylee, Shelle, Shellee, Shelley, Shellie, Shilea, Sile, Soulle, Sylvee, Tallee, Talley, Tallie, Vallee, Valley, Vallie and Wallie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sallee.