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What does Su mean?

Su Pronunciation of Su [su] as a girls' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Su means "lily, rose". Su is an alternate spelling of Susan (Hebrew): short variation of Susanna and Susannah.

Associated with: lily (flower).


Su has 3 variants: Sioux, Soo and Sue.

19 more different relations via Susan: San, Sudie, Sukee, Sukey, Sukie, Sunel, Suse, Susee, Susen, Susi, Susie, Susy, Suzan, Suze, Suzee, Suzi, Suzie, Suzon and Suzy.

Creative forms:
(female) Shu, Sin, ..


Middle name pairings:
Su Reese (S.R.), ..

How popular is Su?

Su is a very prominent first name for women (#1731 out of 4276, Top 40%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#3835 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Su (unlisted) are Susan (#929 from current records), Suzi, Suzie, Suzy, Suzan, Susie, Sudie, Sue and San. Other forms, like Suze, are uncommon. These relations of Su were at the height of their popularity 65 years ago (average #987) and have become much less conventional since (#1881, 99.7%), with versions like Sue becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of San, Sudie, Sue, Susan, Susie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Suzan, Suzi, Suzie, Suzy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Su is pronounced similarly to Cee, Cy, Zea, Zia, Zoe and Zoi. Another suggested similar name is Lu. These names tend to be less frequently used than Su.

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