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Gender: Female Meaning of Suri: "princess" Origin of Suri: Hebrew, variation of Sarah

The name Suri is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "princess". Suri and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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Suri, a once obscure exotic name, hit the headlines when chosen by Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise for their daughter in 2007. Multi-cultural, it also means "the sun" in Sanskrit, "rose" in Persian, and is the name of the Andean Alpaca's wool, as well as a Yiddish form of Sarah, a title used for Jain monks, and a Japanese word for pickpocket.

Suri has not been picked up on by many other parents.

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Famous People Named Suri

Suri Cruise, daughter of American actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
Suri Krishnamma, British film director

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