Susan Name Meaning

English and Dutch: from the female personal name Susanna, Susanne (Middle English), Susanna (Dutch), from Hebrew Shushannah ‘lily’, ‘lily of the valley’. Southern French: from Occitan susan ‘above’, ‘higher’, hence a topographic name for someone living at the top end of a village or on the side of a valley. Jewish (Sephardic): from the male personal name Susan, a derivative of Arabic susan ‘lily’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Susa, Human, Musa, Hasan, Susman, Shan, Duman, Rusak, Sosin, Supan

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Susan Family Origin

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Susan Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    25%
  • Field Labourer

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%
  • Solr B.A.

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Susan family was Solr B.A.. The most common Susan occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 25% of Susan's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Field Labourer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Susan.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Susan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Susan in 1963 was 70, and 68 in 2004.

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