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What does Sallie mean?

Sallie Pronunciation of Sallie [sal-lie] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of Sallie is "princess". Sallie is an alternate spelling of Sally (Hebrew): transcription of Sarah.

Associated with: princess.


Sallie has 3 variants: Sallee, Salley and Salli.

17 more related forms via Sally, Sarah: Sadee, Sadelle, Sadellia, Sadie, Sadye, Saidee, Sal, Salcia, Sallette, Sallianne, Sarai, Saraia, Saralee, Sari, Saria, Sarie and Sarine.

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

(male) Salla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sallie Kacey (S.K.), ..

How popular is Sallie?

Sallie is a very popular first name for women (#533 out of 4276, Top 12%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#25991 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sallie reached its highest rank of #71 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sallie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sallie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Sallie are Sadie (#52 from recent data), Sarah (#58), Sarai (#440), Sally (#1139), Sari and Sadye. Other variants, like Saralee, are seldom used. These forms of Sallie were at the apex of their popularity in the 1980s (median #1140) and are now much less conventional (#1098, 64.1%). Sarah is more widely used than the rest, though Sadie has become popular as well, while versions such as Sally are no longer trendy.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Sallie is pronounced similarly to Celie, Seelia, Seelie, Selia, Selie, Silia, Sillia, Silliya, Sylwia, Zailie, Zalia, Zaylia, Zelie and Zoelie. Other recommended names are Aillie, Allie, Bailie, Billie, Cailie, Calie, Callee, Callia, Cellie, Collie, Dallis, Earlie, Gillie, Haelie, Halle, Halli, Hallie, Haylie, Hillie, Jullie, Kaelie, Kalle, Kallee, Kallie, Karlie, Kaylie, Kayllie, Lillie, Lollie, Malfie, Malkie, Mallie, Marlie, Mellie, Mollie, Ollie, Sable, Sallvia, Salome, Sammie, Sandie, Sannie, Selbie, Shaelee, Shaili, Sharlie, Shaylee, Shellie, Sile, Silvie, Tallie, Tillie, Vallee, Valli, Vallia, Vallie, Vallrie (see Valerie), Wallie, Wallis, Willie and Yollie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sallie.

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