Home > Su- Names

Boy Names Starting with Su-

Su- baby names and what they mean, with 16 results. Su- names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 2018 (USAGE OF 0.07%). Sullivan (#387) and Sutton (#783) are two of the more trendy names for newborns in this compilation, while Sutfin (TOP 18%) and Sutor (22%) are common Su- last names. Here is the list of Su- names for girls.

Su- names

Sudbury - Sutton

Sudbury, var. Sudborough, Sudberry, Sudbery
Based on Middle English. "Southern settlement." Common as surnames. Compare Sudbury (TOP 30%), Sudbery, Sudberry (29%) with common -ry surnames Sidbury (TOP 37%), Saulsbury (13%).

Origin fr. Old English language. "Southern field." Outside Top 2000.

Stems fr. Old English language. "People from the south." Suffolk was not among 2018's Top names.

Sujay, var. Sujit
Derived fr. Hindi, Sanskrit languages. "Good triumph." Sayjay and Sufjay are creative variations.

Sulayman and variants

Sulayman, var. Suleyman, Suleiman, Sulaiman
Derivative of Arabic word. "Peace." Uncommon, with usage of 0.004% for Sulayman and variants as birth names in 2018, less than 0.005% a year ago.

Sullivan and variants

Sullivan, var. Sully1, Sullevan, Sullavan
Stems fr. Gaelic element. "Dark eyes." Sullivan is commonly used as a children's name among these variations.

Sully2, var. Sulley, Sulleigh
Based on Old English element. "South meadow." Sully (TOP 20%) and Sulley (56%) are found often as surnames.

Derived fr. Hindi, Sanskrit languages. "Intelligent, wise." Suman, like the similar-sounding Symon, occurs more usually as a last name. See also Simen.

Var. of Somerset. From Old English element. "Summer settlement." Summerset is an uncommonly used men's name, registering often (TOP 60%) as a surname.


Root fr. Old English word. "One who serves a summons." Less used today. Sumner was last listed in the 1940s in the Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Su- names: Sulaiman, Sullivan, Sumner, Sunil, Sunny, Sutton


Derived fr. Hindi, Sanskrit words. "Deep dark blue." Rare. Sunil is not listed in the US Demographics.


Var. of Sonny. Source fr. English element. "Son." A familiar children's name (#1926 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Sunny is also found conventionally as a last name. Cross-gender use.

Sunny2, var. Sunnie, Sunney
.. Also a respelling of Sonny. Sunny is commonly used as a children's name among these forms.

Sutcliff, var. Sutcliffe
Root fr. Old English. "Southern cliff." Not Top 2000 names.

"Southern island." Outside Top 2000. Name of a country in northern ..


From Old English element. "Southern settlement." Sutton became more trendy in 2018, gaining +32 positions as a baby name to reach #783. See also Hutton.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Su- names for boys.

1. Sudbury - Sutton
Sudbury [Sudbery, Sudberry, Sudborough], Suffield, Suffolk, Sujay [Sujit], Sulayman [Suleyman, Suleiman, Sulaiman], Sullivan [Sully, Sullevan, Sullavan], Sully [Sulley, Sulleigh], Suman, Somerset [Summerset], Sumner, Sunil, Sonny [Sunny], Sunny [Sunnie, Sunney], Sutcliff [Sutcliffe], Sutherland, Sutton

Usage comparison for Su- names