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Susan (F)>

Susan (female)

Variants:Siùsaidh (F) Siùsan (F) Susanne (F) Suzanne (F) Zsuzsanna (F) Zuzana (F) Zuzanna (F)
Pet Name(s):Soo (F) Sue (F) Sukey (F) Sukie (F) Susie (F) Suzy (F)
Derivative of:Susanna (F) Susannah (F)
Lesser Synonym(s):Siobhán (F)
Can be spelt:Shusan (F) Suzan (F)
Source(s): FreeCEN 1841 Census of Aberdeenshire
The Oxford Names Companion, OUP
"Scottish Forenames" - Donald Whyte, FGH, FSG

English, Anglicized form of Susannah, from Hebrew "lily".

The spelling variant Shusan occurs very frequently in the 1841 Census of Aberdeenshire. This spelling may be common in older Scottish records and should be considered when searching indexes. Other spellings occur rarely but should be covered by a Soundex search.