name meaning: 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.