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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 Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Sally is "princess". Variant of Sarah. 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.

Sally is also pronounced similarly to Cilly, Salli and Seely. Other suggested similar baby names are Cally, Hally, Kally, Lally, Mally, Shelly, Vally and Wally.

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Popularity of Sally

Sally is a very popular first name for females (#167 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#21267 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Sally name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Sally with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sally name in U.S.

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