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Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish boys name Lochlan

How do you pronounce Irish name Lochlan?

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What does Lochlan mean?

The Vikings plundered Ireland in the 9th and 10th centuries and the native home of the Norwegian invaders was known as Lochlan “land of the lochs”. But once they settled and intermarried with the Irish Lochlan became a popular name and was generally given to boys that had fair or red hair – a tribute to their Viking ancestors.

What is the Gender for the Irish name Lochlan?

Boy | Male

Is Lochlan a boy or girl name?

Lochlan is traditionally given to a boy.

How do you spell Lochlan in Irish?

It is spelled “Lochlan” or “Lochlann”.

How do you pronounce the Irish name Lochlan?

It is pronounced “lok + lun”.

What is the English equivalent names of Lochlan?

There is no English version of Lochlan, it is a pure Irish name.

How rare is the name Lochlan?

Lochlan is a fairly rare name in Ireland, in fact there were so few boys born with the same that the Irish government doesn’t list it before 2004. It peaked in this spelling in 2015 at #274 and in 2021, Lochlan ranked #414 for Irish baby boys names with only 8 births. The spelling “Lochlann” with two N’s ranks a bit higher in 2021, at #279. Source: cso.ie

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