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Of Hebrew origin.

Mostly a French, Dutch and English name.

From the name «Σουσάννα» (Sussanna), the Greek form of the Hebrew name “Shosannah”, deriving from the Hebrew word “shoshan”, meaning lily.

In the Old Testament, Susanna was a woman falsely accused of promiscuity. She was arrested and was about to be put to death when prophet Daniel interrupted the proceedings and cleared her name.

Other forms of the name are Susan, Susanna, Susannah, Suzy, Zanna, Suzette, Suzana, Susanne, Sanna, Sanni, Sue.

Suzanne was ranked #149 in France (2016). It was in the top-1000 of the U.S.A. popularity lists until 1999. Its best ranking was #52 in 1946.

Famous bearers are Suzanne Vega, Suzanne Bachelard, Suzanne Collins, Suzanne Malveaux, Suzanne Sommers, Suzanne Lilar, Suzanne Pleshette, Suzanne de Goede, Suzanne Rogers, Suzanne Whang.