Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: dark eyes
Sounds Like: Salvian, Sylvan, Silvan
Variant forms: Sullavan, Sullevan, Sully
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 105
Sullivan \s(u)-lli-van\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Sullavan, Sullevan and Sully.
Baby names that sound like Sullivan are Salvian, Sylvan and Silvan.
Sullivan is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#105 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)