Sally
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
SAL-ee
Meaning
Princess, lady-like
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Sally originates in Hebrew language and means "princess, lady-like". It is a diminutive of the name Sarah. In the Bible, Sarah was the wife of Abraham and the mother of Isaac. She was described as a woman of great beauty. She is also an important person in the Koran and an honored woman in the Islamic faith. The name became popular in the 17th century and has been popular ever since. Additionally, Sally can also be a nickname of Sandra.

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Sal, Salee, Sallee, Salley, Sallie

Famous Sallies

Sally Gunning - writer
Sally Carleen - actress
Sally Struthers - actress
Sally Ann Howes - actress
Sally Law - published author
Sally McLean - actress
Sally Metcalf - artist
Sally Benson - writer
Sally Hayes - published author
Sally Field - actress
Sally Miller - artist

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