Diminutive of Cecilia; pet name for "sister"

Sissy Origin and Meaning

The name Sissy is a girl's name meaning "sister".
Old-fashioned nickname for a sister, almost never heard today.

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Famous People Named Sissy

  • Mary Elizabeth "Sissy" SpacekAmerican actress
  • Elisabeth "Sissy" SchwarzAustrian pair skater
  • Cäcilia "Sissy" LöwingerAustrian actress and director
  • Martha "Sissy" Cargill BiggersAmerican chef and TV personality
  • Sissy HöffererAustrian actress
  • Silvia 'Sissy' Raith German footballer
  • Elisabeth "Sissy" TheurerAustrian Olympic equestrian
  • Leslie "Sissy" Fitzgeraldhousekeeper who inspired "Sissy's Song" by Alan Jackson

Sissy in Pop Culture

  • Sissycharacter in 2001 film "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
  • Sissy Sullivancharacter in 2011 film "Shame"
  • Sissy Rommelycharacter in book/film "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"
  • "Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventure" indie video game
  • Sissyslang for a gay or effeminate man

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