US Popularity:7725
Other Origin(s):French, Irish
Meaning:Woodland clearing; South meadow; One who is happy and blessed; Dark eyed; Stain
Whether you want him to be more like Monsters Inc.'s Sulley, hero pilot Sully Sullenberger, or Uncharted series' beloved Victor “Sully” Sullivan, baby Sully will be in good company. With its English roots, this boy's name means “woodland clearing” or "south meadow." It may also derive from the Old English word saelig, which means “one who is happy and blessed,” perfect for your bundle of joy. Sully also has French origins, where it means "stain," which is something baby Sully is sure to be responsible for on more than one occasion. Travelling to Ireland, Sully or Sullivan also translates to “dark-eyed,” ideal for babies with beautiful brown eyes. You could also use this name as a sweet way to nod to Irish ancestors, as Sullivan was famously used as a surname.

Sully Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Sully is currently #3324 on The Bump
Boy:Sully is currently #1847 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Sully is currently #7725 in U.S. births
Boy:Sully is currently #4078 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1521
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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