Traits associated with the name Sullivan:

Dogs named Sullivan tend to be loving, good-natured, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Sullivan?

Naming your dog Sullivan suggests that you have a fondness for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of loyalty and commitment, as Sullivan is a name that is often associated with loyalty and friendship.

Is Sullivan a good dog name?

Sullivan has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Sullivan isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Sullivan is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Sullivan was, in the past month, the 1518th most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Sullivan is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Sullivan was viewed 64 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Sullivan's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Sullivan is most adored in Montana, Arkansas and Ohio.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Arizona, Louisiana and District of Columbia.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Sullivan.

Most popular breeds named Sullivan:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Corgi
  4. Pomeranian
  5. Dachshund

Sullivan is found in these categories:

hipster dog names

Echoes vintage charm and Irish roots, popular among Brooklyn's canine crowd.

irish dog names

Derived from Irish, meaning "dark-eyed" or "little dark-eyed one".

Dog names like Sullivan:

"Bright dark star"
Cartoon detective
A large, extinct, carnivorous mammal of the cat family.
One who walks on or in the sky
Third-born Son
Sullivan dog name meaning

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