What does Suri mean?
Suri \s(u)-ri\ as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Suri is "princess". A pet form of Sarah. Also possibly (Persian) "red rose". Actor Tom Cruise and actress Katie Holmes named their daughter Suri.
Suri has 44 related variations via Sarah: Sadee, Sadie, Sadye▼, Saira, Sairah, Sal, Salli, Sallie▼, Sally▼, Sara, Sarai, Saraia, Saran, Sareen, Sarely, Sarena, Sarha, Sarhah, Sari, Saria, Sarie, Sarika, Sarina▼, Sarine, Sarissa, Sarita, Sarka, Sarra, Sarrah, Sarrey, Sasa, Sera, Serach, Serah, Serita, Shara, Shari▼, Sorcha, Sydel, Zahra, Zara, Zarah, Zaria▼ and Zarita.
Suri is a rare given name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#22821 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Suri (#unlisted) are Sadie (#46 in 2014), Sadye, Sallie, Sally, Sara (#167), Sarah (#50), Sarai (#447), Sarina, Sarrah, Shara, Shari, Sorcha, Zahra (#916), Zara (#422) and Zaria (#860). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3295%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2728%, down 17.2%), with versions like Sallie, Sally, Sarina, Shari and Zaria becoming somewhat dated. Sadie (#46), Sarai (#447) and Zara (#422) are three of the more chic birth names in this compilation, with Sadie undergoing a revival in popularity. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Suri and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)