Sally

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (as a female given name): Sallie

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sally

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Sarah, also used as a formal given name.
    • 1969, Doris Lessing, The Four-Gated City, Bantam Books (1970), page 114:
      She submitted―for what alternative did she have?―to being Sally in this family, but she always signed herself, Sarah.
    • 2008, Stephen King, Just After Sunset, Simon and Schuster (2009), ISBN 1416586652, page 8:
      Maybe her first name was Sally, but David thought he would have remembered a name like that; there were so few Sallys these days. Now the world belonged to Ambers, Ashleys, and Tiffanys.
  2. (UK) A nickname for the Salvation Army

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Sally.

Proper noun[edit]

Sally

  1. A female given name.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Sally. First recorded as a Swedish given name in 1784.

Proper noun[edit]

Sally

  1. A female given name.