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Gender: Female Origin of Sue: Diminutive of Susan Meaning of Susan: English short form of Susannah, Hebrew,"lily"

The name Sue is a girl's name . Sue and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

From the experts:

Much-used midcentury diminutive, now fallen far from favor even as a middle name.

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Famous People Named Sue

Suellyn "Sue" Lyon, American actress
Susan "Sue" Barker, English TV presenter and tennis player
Sue, nickname for Japanese actress Yoshiko Tanaka in her Candies period
Sue Glover (born Yvonne Wheatman), British singer of duo Sue and Sunny
Sue Schell, singer with Swiss group Peter, Sue and Marc
Susan Elizabeth "Sue" Perkins, American comedienne
Susan "Sue" Lawley, English broadcaster
Selah Sue (born Sanne Greet A. Putseys), Belgian singer-songwriter
Sue Ellicott, American broadcaster
Sue Graham Mingus, American memoirist; wife of jazz musician Charles Mingus
Sue Burns, American owner of the San Francisco Giants baseball team
Sue Taylor Grafton, American novelist
Susan "Sue" Johanson, American sex educator and TV and radio host
Sue Monroe, English actress
Sue Ann Downey, Miss USA 1965
Sue Jones, American producer; wife of musician Ravi Shankar and mother of singer Norah Jones
Sue Cie, American video artist
Sue Wilkins Myrick, U.S. Congresswoman from North Carolina
Sue Scott, American actress
Susan "Sue" Hawk, American reality TV personality
Susan J P "Sue" Holderness, English actress
Sue Monk Kidd, American novelist
Susan Katriona MacGregor, British broadcaster
Susan "Sue" Williams/Hamilton, American model

Pop Culture References for the name Sue

Sue Sylvester, character on TV's "Glee"
Sue Sue Heck, character on TV's "The Middle"
Sue Brockman, Mum in British TV's "Outnumbered"
Sue Lor, character in movie "Gran Torino"
Sue Ellen Ewing, character on TV's "Dallas'
Sue Storm Richards aka Invisible Girl, one of the Fantastic Four
Susan "Sue" Osman, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Sue Miller, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Sue Brannigan, character on British soap "Emmerdale"
Sue Morgan, character on British soap "Hollyoaks"
Susan "Sue" Dearbon Dibny, character in DC Comics
Sue Sakamoto, character in video game "Cave Story"
Sue Ellen Mischke, braless character on TV's Seinfeld
Sue Li, character in J.K. Rowling's "The Original Forty"
Sue, ghost in video game "Ms. Pac-Man"
Sue, largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen ever found
Mary Sue, term for a perfect female character
"A Boy Named Sue," song by Johnny Cash
"Runaround Sue," song by Dion
"Peggy Sue," song by Buddy Holly
"Peggy Sue Got Married," 1986 film
"Curly Sue," 1991 film
"Sue," the debut album by Frazier Chorus
"Sue Lost in Manhattan," 1998 film
"Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye," TV series

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