What does Sue mean?
Sue /sue/ [1 syll.] as a name for girls. Sue's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Sue is "lily, rose". Sue is an alternate form, with the suffix -e, of Susan (Hebrew): short variation of Susanna and Susannah. See also Suellen.
Sue▼ has 41 more alternative forms via Susan: San, Sanna, Shushu, Siusan, Sonel, Suanny, Sudie▼, Sueann, Sueanna, Sueanne, Suesan, Suesana, Suesann, Sukee, Sukey, Sukie, Sunel, Susana▼, Susann, Susanne▼, Suse, Susee, Susen, Susette, Susi, Susie▼, Susy, Suzan▼, Suzana, Suzane, Suzanne▼, Suze, Suzee, Suzelle, Suzetta, Suzette▼, Suzi, Suzie, Suzon, Suzy and Zanne.Kreatif forms: Sasue, Suema, Suesa. [more]
How popular is Sue?
Sue is a very prominent first name for women (#197 out of 4276, Top 5%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#17935 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Sue for girls. Sue reached its peak position of #73 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Sue and affiliated names. Susan (#851 in 2014), Suzan, Susie, Suzanne, Suzy, Suzette, Susanne, Susann, Sudie, Suellen, Susana and Sanna are the popular alternative forms of Sue. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4243%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.0115%, down 97.3%), with versions like Susan, Sudie, Sue, Susana and Susanne falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)