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Gender: M Meaning of Sully: "from the south meadow" Origin of Sully: French

A jaunty offshoot of Sullivan, Sully will be associated by kids with the beloved character in the Pixar animated film Monsters, Inc. Some notable real-life namesakes are French poet and essayist Sully Prudhomme, the heroic pilot "Sully" Sullenberger, and Sully Erna, lead vocalist of Godsmack.

Famous People Named Sully

René François Armand "Sully" Prudhomme, French poet and essayist, first to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature
Chesley Burnett "Sully" Sullenberger, American "Miracle on the Hudson" pilot
Salvatore Paul "Sully" Erna, American lead singer of Godsmack
Sully Boyar, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Sully

Byron Sully, character on TV's "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"
James P. "Sulley" Sullivan, character in Pixar's Monsters Inc. movies
Biff and Sully, construction worker Muppets on TV's "Sesame Street"