The Irish surname Sullivan is of nickname origin deriving from the Gaelic term suil amhain meaning "one eye". The Name Sullivan means the one-eyed man or the far-seeing man. The Sullivan family originally inhabited the area of Cahir, County Tipperary. Today the name is mainly found in Counties Cork, Kerry and Limerick. There are over 200,000 bearers of the name Sullivan currently living in the United States. The Sullivan motto " Laimh foistenach abu" was their battle cry and it translates as " Our Stronger Hand Shall Prevail." Today there are more than 220,000 bearers of the surname Sullivan living in The United States.
SULLIVAN FAMILY CREST PENDANT