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What does Su mean?

Su Pronunciation of Su as a girls' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Su means "lily, rose". Su is an alternate spelling of Susan (Hebrew): diminutive of Susanna and Susannah.


ASSOCIATED WITH lily (flower)


VARIANTS Sue, Soo, Sioux

OTHER FORMS VIA SUSAN San, Sudie, Sukee, Sukey, Sukie, Sunel, Suse, Susee, Susen, Susi, Susie, Susy, Suzan, Suze, Suzee, Suzi, Suzie, Suzon, Suzy



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How popular is Su?

Su is a very prominent first name for women (#1731 out of 4276, Top 40%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#3835 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Su (UNLISTED) are Susan (#1079 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), San, Sudie, Sue, Susie, Suzan, Suzi, Suzie and Suzy. Other forms, like Suze, are uncommon. These relations of Su were at the height of their popularity 68 years ago (AVERAGE #987) and have become much less conventional since (#1897, 99.5%), with versions like Suzan becoming somewhat outmoded. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of San, Sudie, Sue, Susan, Susie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Suzan, Suzi, Suzie, Suzy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Su and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Su is pronounced similarly to Cee, Cy, Zea, Zia, Zoe and Zoi. Another suggested similar-sounding name is Lu. These names tend to be less frequently used than Su.

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