Sy

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Sy is a given name, nickname/hypocorism (often of Seymour) and surname which may refer to:

Surname[edit]

In arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Brigitte Sy (born 1956), French actress and filmmaker
  • Latyr Sy (born 1972), Senegalese singer and percussionist
  • Omar Sy (born 1978), French actor and comedian
  • Oumou Sy (born 1952), Senegalese fashion designer

In sports[edit]

  • Amara Sy (born 1981), Malian-French basketball player
  • Baba Sy (1935-1978), Senegalese draughts player, first world champion from Africa
  • Cheikha Sy (born 1990), Senegalese footballer
  • Founéké Sy (born 1986), Malian footballer
  • Moussa Sy, Guinean football player
  • Pape Sy (born 1988), French-Senegalese basketball player
  • Bandja Sy (born 1990), Malian-French basketball player

In politics[edit]

  • Chan Sy (1932-1984), Cambodian politician, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Kampuchea from 1981 to 1984
  • Ousmane Sy (born 1949), Malian politician
  • Seydina Oumar Sy (born 1937), Senegalese politician, Foreign Minister of Senegal from 1990 to 1991

In other fields[edit]

  • Frédéric Sy, 19th and 20th century French astronomer
  • Henry Sy (1924–2019), Chinese-Filipino billionaire, business magnate, investor and philanthropist
  • Malick Sy (1855–1922), Senegalese Muslim religious leader and teacher
  • Polly Sy, Filipino mathematician

Given name or nickname[edit]

In arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Sy Barry (born 1928), American comic-book and comic-strip artist best known for his work on the strip The Phantom
  • Sy Koumbo Singa Gali (born 1961), Chadian human rights activist and journalist
  • Sy Gomberg (1918–2001), American film screenwriter and producer
  • Sy Montgomery (born 1958), German-American naturalist, author and scriptwriter
  • Sy Oliver (1910-1988), American jazz arranger, trumpeter, composer, singer and bandleader
  • Sy Richardson (born 1941), American actor
  • Sy Smith (born 1978), American R&B/soul singer
  • Sy Wexler (1916-2005), American documentary filmmaker

In business[edit]

  • Sy Berger (1923-2014), Topps company employee considered the father of the modern baseball card
  • Sy Syms (1926-2009), American businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist
  • Seymour G. Sternberg (born 1943), chairman and former CEO of New York Life Insurance Company

In other fields[edit]

In fiction[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Psy, a South Korean rapper