What Does The Name Sally Mean?


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Sally is a feminine given name which is of Hebrew origin. It is thought to mean princess. It is widely deemed to be a nickname for a girl with the name Sarah (or Sara). It is also a nickname which is typically given to a person named either Salvatore or Sal.

When used as slang it could refer to the nickname given to the Salvation Army or to an effeminate boy or even man. In the latter sense of the term it is used as a synonym for the term sissy.

Sally is the name of a theatre musical as well as an indie-rock band. The name is popularly associated with a number of eminent personalities including actress Sally Field and astronaut Sally K. Ride. Sally Brown is also the name of a character which is featured in the popular comic strip "Peanuts". She is the sister of Charlie Brown.

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