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pinWhat does Sullivan mean?

Sullivan /sul-li-van/ as a boys' name is pronounced SIL-ih-vun. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sullivan is "dark eyes". Composer Arthur Sullivan; TV host Ed Sullivan; architect Louis Sullivan.


Sullivan has 3 variants: Sullavan, Sullevan and Sully.

Kreatif forms: Salivan, Sullivion, Sulvion. [more]

pinHow popular is Sullivan?

Sullivan is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#92 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Sullivan for boys. Sullivan was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #463 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sullivan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sullivan outside U.S.