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What does Shoshanah mean?

Shoshanah Pronunciation of Shoshanah [shoshanah] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and the name Shoshanah means "lily, rose". Shoshanah is a variant form of Shoshana (Hebrew): from "shoshan". Shoshanah is also a variant of Susan (Hebrew).

Associated with: lily (flower).


Shoshanah has 2 variants: Shoshanna and Shushana.

2 more different relations via Shoshana, Susan: Shosha and Sosannah.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Shoshanah Harlow (S.H.), ..

How popular is Shoshanah?

Shoshanah is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Shoshanah is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Shoshanah (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Shoshana (#1842 a year ago) and Susan (#929). These forms of Shoshanah were favored 7 decades ago (usage of 3.95%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.02%, 99.6%), with the version Susan becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shoshana, Susan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shoshanah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shoshanah is pronounced similarly to Shoshoni. Other suggested similar names are Chaanah, Chanah, Hosannah, Ioanah (see Ioanna), Joehannah, Johannah, Rosannah, Rosehannah, Rosenah (see Rose), Roshana, Saharah, Savanah, Shahnaz, Shainah, Shalana, Shana, Shanae, Shanah, Shanay, Shannah, Sharana, Sharayah, Sharlana (see Sharlene), Shastah, Shastina, Shaunah, Shawnah, Shayana, Shaynah, Sheenah, Shifana, Shimonah, Shona, Shonagh, Shonah, Shonna, Shoshi, Shoshone, Siobhan, Solana, Soosan, Soosanna, Sosanna, Stephana, Suesana, Susana, Susanah, Susannah and Yoanah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shoshanah.

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