What 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.
Affiliated boy name: Sullivan.Kreatif forms: Soly, Sulby, Sulle. [more]
How 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)