male proper name, from Old French goulafre "glutton," a very common name, found as a surname in Domesday Book (William Gulafra).
Examples from the Web for gulliver
When Gulliver could speak the language, he learned a great deal about the land in which he now found himself.
What would he say to the grossness without passion and the misanthropy without feeling of Gulliver's Travels?Life of Lord Byron, Vol. IV|Thomas Moore
And suddenly the picture of those woeful islanders whom Gulliver discovered rises before me.Essays in Rebellion|Henry W. Nevinson
Gulliver asked the king of Lilliput for a large —— of iron bars and a considerable —— of rope.Practical Exercises in English|Huber Gray Buehler
Gulliver would often eat his meal with many hundreds of people looking on.