What does Su mean?
Su /su/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name. Su's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Su means "lily, rose". Su is an alternate spelling of Susan (Hebrew): short variation of Susanna and Susannah. Compare surname Sa.
Su has 30 more different forms via Susan: San, Sanna, Shushu, Siusan, Sonel, Suanny, Sudie▼, Sueann, Suesan, Sukee, Sukey, Sukie, Sunel, Susana▼, Susann, Suse, Susee, Susen, Susi, Susie▼, Susy, Suzan▼, Suzana, Suzane, Suze, Suzee, Suzi, Suzie, Suzon and Suzy.Kreatif forms: Sansu, Suney, Susho. [more]
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. Census)
Popular related forms of Su (unlisted) are Susan (#851 the previous year), Susie, Suzan, Suzy, Susann, Susana, Sudie, Sue and Sanna. Forms like Soo are uncommon. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3738%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.0166%, down 95.6%), with versions like Susan, Sue, Sudie, Suzan and Susie becoming somewhat outmoded. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Su and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)