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Gender: Female Meaning of Sissy: "sister" Origin of Sissy: Diminutive of Cecilia; pet name for "sister"

The name Sissy is a girl's name meaning "sister". Sissy and is often added to lists like Crazy Nicknames for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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Old-fashioned nickname for a sister, almost never heard today.

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Famous People Named Sissy

Mary Elizabeth "Sissy" Spacek, American actress
Elisabeth "Sissy" Schwarz, Austrian pair skater
Cäcilia "Sissy" Löwinger, Austrian actress and director
Martha "Sissy" Cargill Biggers, American chef and TV personality
Sissy Höfferer, Austrian actress
Silvia 'Sissy' Raith German footballer
Elisabeth "Sissy" Theurer, Austrian Olympic equestrian
Leslie "Sissy" Fitzgerald, housekeeper who inspired "Sissy's Song" by Alan Jackson

Pop Culture References for the name Sissy

Sissy, character in 2001 film "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Sissy Sullivan, character in 2011 film "Shame"
Sissy Rommely, character in book/film "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"
"Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventure," indie video game
Sissy, slang for a gay or effeminate man

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