US Popularity:27234
Sue is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin. Meaning “lily,” this floral title is sure to inspire your little one through its gentle beauty. Some also link Sue to other vibrant definitions like “lotus,” “joyful,” “bright,” and “cheerful.” Connected to the names Susan and Susanna, this name is rich in character and history. The apocryphal Book of Tobit sees Susannah rightfully defend herself against a wrongful accusation. Thanks to the strong will instilled by this name, your little one will have the power to stand their ground and fight for what is right. With dignity and grace, baby Sue will be well-equipped to take on the world and make it their own.

Sue Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Sue is currently #2770 on The Bump
Girl:Sue is currently #1227 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Sue is currently #27234 in U.S. births
Girl:Sue is currently #12773 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 344
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Sue, July 2008

  • Behind the Name, Susanna, April 2022

  • Name Doctor, Sue

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Susan, October 2017

  • WordSense Dictionary, Susanna

  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, pg. 311

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 287, 288

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