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Susannah

What does Susannah mean?

Susannah Pronunciation of Susannah [su-san-nah] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Susannah is "lily". The original form of the name Susan. Actress Susannah York.

Associated with: lily (flower).

Variations

Susannah has 30 variants: Sanna, Sannah, Shanna, Shoshanna, Shushu, Suesanna, Susan, Susana, Susanah, Susann, Susanna, Susannagh, Susanne, Suse, Susie, Susy, Suzana, Suzanna, Suzannah, Suzanne, Suze, Suzi, Suzie, Suzy, Suzzanna, Zana, Zanna, Zannie, Zuzana and Zuzanna.

Related girl name: Alannah.

9 more related forms via Susan: Soosanna, Sosanna, Suanny, Sueann, Sueanna, Sueanne, Suesana, Suesann and Susanka.

Creative forms:
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Middle name pairings:
Susannah Audree (S.A.), ..

How popular is Susannah?

Susannah is a very prominent first name for females (#1676 out of 4276, Top 39%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Susannah reached its apex rank of #928 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Susannah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Susannah outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Alannah (#756 in recent rankings), Sanna, Shanna, Sueann, Susan (#929), Susana (#1702), Susann, Susanna (#1271), Susanne, Susie, Suzanna, Suzanne, Suzi, Suzie, Suzy, Zana and Zuzanna are the popular varying forms of Susannah listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Susannah was well-received in the 1950s (usage of 4.2%) and has become much reduced since. Susan is the longstanding favorite, though Alannah is now the more favored form, while forms like Shanna are no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Susannah, Alannah, Shanna, Sueann, Susan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Susana, Susann, Susanna, Susanne, Susie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Suzanna, Suzanne, Suzi, Suzie, Suzy, Zana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alannah, Sanna, Zuzanna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Susannah is alike in pronunciation to Sosannah and Suezanna. Other suggested similar names are Briannah, Channah, Dannah, Diannah, Hannah, Hosanna, Hosannah, Husayna, Ioannah (see Ioanna), Jannah, Johannah, Josanna, Jumanah, Jumanna, Lannah, Leannah, Liannah, Luanna, Luannah, Oksanna, Osanna, Quianna, Reannah, Rosanna, Rosannah, Ruksanna, Savanah, Savanna, Savannah, Seanna, Sevanna, Shainah, Shanah, Shannae, Shannah, Shannan, Shaunah, Shawnah, Shaynah, Shianna, Shoshanah, Shushana, Shyanna, Sianna, Siusan, Suesan, Suesonne, Suezanne, Surayyah, Susen, Suzan, Suzane, Suzzanne, Yoannah and Ysanna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Susannah.

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