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Gender: M Meaning of Gulliver: "glutton" Origin of Gulliver: Irish

The name Gulliver is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "glutton". Gulliver and is often added to lists like Best One-of-a-Kind Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF - Literary Names".

From the experts:

Gulliver is an obscure Gaelic surname known almost solely through its literary Travels until actor Gary Oldman used it for his son, instantly transforming it into a lively option. British actors Damian Lewis, of Homeland, and Helen McCrory also have a son named Gulliver.

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Famous People Named Gulliver

Gulliver McGrath, child actor
Gulliver Lewis (b. 2007), son of British actors Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory

Pop Culture References for the name Gulliver

"Gulliver's Travels," classic book by Jonathan Swift
Gulliver, a talking raven in the German cartoon series "Benjamin Bluemchen"
Gulliver, a seagull character and sailor in the Animal Crossing video games