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Sally meaning and name origin

Sally \s(al)-ly\ as a girl's name is pronounced SAL-ee. It is of English origin. Variant of Sarah (Hebrew) "princess". Popular in the 18th and 20th centuries. Talk show host Sally Jessy Raphael; actress Sally Field; astronaut Sally K. Ride.

Sally has 10 variant forms: Sal, Salcia, Saletta, Sallee, Salletta, Sallette, Salley, Sallianne, Sallie and Sallyann.

For more information, see also the related name Tally.

Baby names that sound like Sally are Seely and Cilly.

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Popularity of Sally

Sally is a very popular first name for women (#167 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#21267 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Sally compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Sally only.

Popularity of name Sally
Popularity of Sally