Forms of Susan include the contraction Sue (English), the diminutives San (English), Sudie (English), Suse (English, German, and Hawaiian), Susie (English), Susy (English and German), Suzi (English), Suzie (English), and Suzy (English), and the variant spellings Siusan (Scottish), Suesan (English), and Suzan (Czech and English).
See also the related form, the name Susammi.
Susan is rare as a baby girl name. At the peak of its usage in 1954, 2.369% of baby girls were given the name Susan. It had a ranking of #5 then. The baby name has markedly declined in popularity since then, and is now used on a very light scale. Out of all girl names in its family, Susan was nonetheless the most popular in 2018. Susan has mainly been a girl name, though in the last century it has also been used for boys. There were 357 times more girls than boys who were named Susan in 1968.
† Pronunciation for Susan: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
Details of famous persons named Susan: More about famous people named Susan:
Actress Susan Lucci, born 23 December 1946, Westchester, New York.
Actress Susan Oliver, born Charlotte Gurcke 13 February 1937 - 10 May 1990, New York, New York.
Actress Susan Sarandon, born 4 October 1946, New York, New York.
Author S.E. Hinton, born Susan Eloise Hinton 22 July 1948, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Social Reformer Susan B. Anthony, born 15 February 1820 - 13 March 1906, Adams, Massachusetts.
Speaker Susan Powter, born 22 December 1957, Sydney, Australia.
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