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What does Sissy mean?

Sissy Pronunciation of Sissy as a girls' name. Diminutive form of Cecilia (Latin) "blind one". Also a common nickname for a sister. Actress Sissy Spacek. Also form of Cecily. Also form of Cicely.



VARIANTS Cissee, Cissey, Cissi, Cissie, Cissy, Sissee, Sissey, Sissie

OTHER FORMS VIA CECILIA Cilly, Seely, Sessily, Sile, Silke, Siseel, Sisely, Siselya, Sisile, Sissela

(female) Seasy, ..

(male) Sissi, ..

Sissy Aubrielle (S.A.), ..

How popular is Sissy?

Sissy is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Sissy is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Cecilia (#155 VIA LATEST LIST), Cecily (#1531) and Cicely are the prominent alternative forms of Sissy (NOT RANKED). These relations of Sissy were favored less than a decade ago (AVERAGE #1137) and have remained as popular to this day (#1228, 1.1% LESS USAGE). Cecilia is the most chic name for newborns among these. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecilia, Cecily, Cicely in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sissy is pronounced similarly to Sasa, Sessy, Susee, Susi, Susie, Susy and Suzy. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bessy, Cassy, Crissy, Essy, Gipsy, Issy, Jessy, Kassy, Kessy, Krissy, Lissy, Missy, Nessy, Prissy, Signy, Silvy, Sindy, Sinny, Sinty, Sis, Sisely, Sisley, Stasy and Tessy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sissy.