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Gender: Female Pronunciation: sah-na Meaning of Sanne: "lily" Origin of Sanne: Dutch, diminutive of Susanne

The name Sanne is a girl's name of Dutch origin meaning "lily". Sanne and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boy and girl makeover with middles".

From the experts:

Sanne is hugely popular in the Netherlands, but almost unknown here — which makes it an interesting prospect for the parent in search of an unusual name. Pronounced sah-na, Sanne is in keeping with the Dutch taste for nicknames plucked from the middle or end of a name vs. the beginning, such as Bas for Sebastien or Bram for Abram.

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Famous People Named Sanne

Sanne Cant, Belgian cyclist
Sanne Keizer, Dutch beach volleyball player
Sanne van Paassen, Dutch cyclist
Sanne Nijhof, Dutch model
Sanne Wevers, Dutch gymnast (Olympic gold medalist)
Sanne Westrom, saxophonist/bassoonist in André Rieu's Johann Strauss Orchestra
Sanne Salomonsen, Danish singer, formerly part of the 80's rock orchestra group "Sneakers"

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