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What does Salli mean?

Salli Pronunciation of Salli [sal-li] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and Salli means "princess". Salli is an alternate spelling of Sarah (Hebrew). Biblical: originally called Sarai.

Associated with: princess.


Salli has 4 variants: Sallee, Salley, Sallie and Sally.

21 more related forms via Sarah: Sadee, Sadella, Sadelle, Sadellia, Sadie, Sadye, Saira, Sal, Sara, Sarai, Saraia, Saran, Sarely, Sarha, Sari, Saria, Sarie, Sarka, Sarra, Sasa and Shari.

Creative forms:
(female) Salie, Sylli, ..

(male) Saldi, Sallin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Salli Abby (S.A.), ..

How popular is Salli?

Salli is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#148244 out of 150436, Top 99%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Salli (not ranked) are Sadie (#52 in 2015), Sarah (#58), Sara (#162), Sarai (#440), Sally (#1139), Shari, Sari, Sadye, Saira and Sallie. Adoption of these relations of Salli reached its highest 35 years ago (adoption of 2.91%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.9%, 69%). Sarah is the longstanding favorite, though Sadie is now the preferred form, while forms such as Sadye are no longer trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sara, Sarah, Sarai, Sari, Shari in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Salli is pronounced similarly to Ceili, Cili, Cilla, Cilly, Seelia, Seelie, Seely, Seila, Sela, Selia, Selie, Seula, Silia, Sillia, Silliya, Silya, Suelo, Sula, Sylwia, Zailie, Zalia, Zaylia and Zilla. Other suggested similar names are Ailli, Alli, Bali, Billi, Cali, Calli, Carli, Celli, Dilli, Dolli, Elli, Hali, Halli, Holli, Jilli, Kaeli, Kahli, Kaili, Kali, Kalli, Karli, Kayli, Kelli, Lali, Lilli, Magli, Mali, Melli, Milli, Molli, Nelli, Pali, Pauli, Polli, Sable, Sachi, Saffi, Salcia, Sallvia, Salma, Salomi, Salvia, Sami, Sammi, Sandi, Shaili, Shelli, Silvi, Tali, Tilli, Ulli and Valli. These names tend to be more commonly used than Salli.

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