What does Sue mean?
Sue \sue\ as a name for girls. Sue's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Sue is "lily, rose". Sue is a form of Susan (Hebrew): short form of Susanna and Susannah. Somewhat unconventional as a baby name. 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.
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 (#18913 out of 88799, Top 21%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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 rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of this girl name reached its apex during 1950-1959 and has become significantly less since, with versions like Susan, Suzan, Suzanne, Susie and Suzette falling out of fashion. (2014 Birth Statistics)