Dutch, diminutive of Susanne

Sanne Origin and Meaning

The name Sanne is girl's name of Dutch origin meaning "lily".
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

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