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What does Sallee mean?

Sallee Pronunciation of Sallee [sallee] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Sallee is "princess". Sallee is a version of Sally (Hebrew): transcription of Sarah.

Associated with: princess.


Sallee has 3 variants: Salley, Salli and Sallie.

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

Creative forms:
(female) Solee, Sulee, ..

(male) Salles, Salloh, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sallee Shea (S.S.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Sallee (not ranked) are Sadie (#52 from current records), Sadye, Sallie, Sally (#1139) and Sarah (#58). Other variants, like Saralee, are seldom used. These relations of Sallee were at the peak of their popularity 35 years ago (median #956) and are now much less common (#1049, 65.8% less usage). Sarah is the continual favorite, though Sadie is now ranked higher, while forms such as Sadye have lost favor. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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.

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