The Top Ten Susan and Sue Names


Among famous women with the name Sue or Susan, who is the most well-known? The list below will count down the top ten of most significant names.


The most famous people (based on online chatter) with the first name Sue or Susan are:


10. Susan Tedeschi – Musician (Wait for Me, Hope and Desire, Back to the River)


9. Susan Lucci – Emmy Winning Actress (All My Children, Dallas, Dancing with the Stars)


8. Susan Rice – United States Ambassador to the United Nations


7. Sue Sylvester – Character on the TV Series GLEE


6. Susan Smith – Murdered her Two Young Children


5. Susan Collins – United States Senator from Maine


4. Susan Sontag – Author (In America, The Volcano Lover, The Way We Live Now)


3. Susan Dey – Actress (The Partridge Family, L.A. Law, Love and War)


2. Susan Sarandon – Academy Award Winning Actress (Dead Man Walking, Thelma and Louise, Atlantic City)


…and the most famous woman named Sue or Susan is by a landslide…


1. Susan Boyle – Singer discovered on Britains Got Talent 2009 who recently released her first CD titled I Dreamed a Dream


Not making the top 10 list were Sue Bird – Professional Basketball Player for the Seattle Storm; Sue Foley – Musician (Time Bomb, Love Comin’ Down, Young Girl Blues); Sue Henry – Author (Alaska Mystery Series, Jessie Arnold Mystery Series, Maxie and Stretch Mystery Series); Sue Herera – Television Reporter for CNBC; Sue Lowden – United States Senator from Nevada; Sue Lyon – Actress (Lolita, The Night of the Iguana, The Flim-Flam Man); Sue Simmons – Television News Anchor for WNBC; Sue Webster – Artist who works as a team with Tim Noble; Susan Anton – Actress (Stop Susan Williams!, Goldengirl, Spring Fever); Susan Atkins – Member of the Notorious Manson Family; Susan Barrantes – Mother of Sarah the Dutchess of York; Susan Cooper – Author (The Dark Is Rising Series, The Magician’s Boy, King of Shadows); Susan Decker – Former President of Yahoo! Inc.; Susan Hutchison – Political Candidate and Former Television News Anchor; Susan Isaacs – Author and Screenwriter (Compromising Positions, Shining Through, Past Perfect); Susan Johnson – Romance Novel Author (Hot Spot, Force of Nature, Sinful); Susan Mayer – Fictional Character on the TV Series Desperate Housewives; Susan Olsen – Actress (The Brady Bunch); Susan Pevensie – Fictional Character in C. S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia Series; Susan Powter – Author, Motivational Speaker, and Personal Trainer; Susan Ward – Actress (Sunset Beach, The In Crowd, Make It or Break It); Susan Wiggs – Romance Novel Author (Lord of the Night, The Charm School, Lakeside Cottage); Susan Yeagley – Actress (Best Week Ever, The Soup, Dame Delilah).


An excellent mix of occupations for the Sues and Susans with two musicians (Susan Boyle, Susan Tedeschi), one senator (Susan Collins), one author (Susan Sontag), one U. N. Ambassador(Susan Rice), one murderer (Susan Smith), one fictional character (Sue Sylvester), and three actresses (Susan Sarandon, Susan Dey, Susan Lucci).


If it were not for that lovable Sue Sylvester the name Susan would have taken all ten top spots.


I compiled this list by searching for each of the Sues and Susans on a number of search engines and ranking them by the number of web pages, discussion forums, photos, videos, etc that are available online.


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