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pinWhat does Sully mean?

Sully /sul-ly/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Sully is "south meadow". Place name. Painter Thomas Sully.


Sully has 2 variants: Sulleigh and Sulley.

Affiliated boy name: Sullivan.

Kreatif forms: Soly, Sulby, Sulle. [more]

pinHow popular is Sully?

Sully is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#30023 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Sully and affiliated names. The only prominent variation form of Sully (outside Top 1000) is Sullivan (#463 a year ago). Adoption of this boy name was at its peak in 2014 (usage of 0.537%). Sullivan (#463) is the most trendy boy name among these, with this name going through a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sully and related baby names outside U.S.

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Sully is alike in pronunciation to Seely. Other recommended similar baby names are Cully, Scully, Shelly, Sill, Skelly, Sly and Tully. Like Sully, these names are not commonly used.