Meaning and Origin of Sullivan - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Sullivan

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Gaelic : Black eyes

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : reduced form of O’Sullivan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabhán’, a personal name composed of the elements súil ‘eye’ + dubh ‘black’, ‘dark’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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