Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish girls name Sorcha

How is Sorcha pronounced?

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What does the Irish name Sorcha mean?

From sorcha meaning “bright, radiant, light”. Popular in the Middle Ages, the name has become popular again in recent years partly due to the success of the Irish actress Sorcha Cusack in Britain. Incidentally, her actor sisters are named Sinead and Niamh.

What is the Gender for the Irish name Sorcha?

Girl | Female

Is Sorcha a girls name?

Yes, Sorcha is traditionally given to a girl.

Are Sorcha and Saoirse the same name?

No they are different names. Sorcha comes from the meaning “bright, radiant, light”, while Saoirse is from the Irish word “saoirse” meaning “freedom, liberty”.

How do you spell Sorcha in Irish?

It is spelled “Sorcha”.

How is Sorcha pronounced?

It is pronounced “sor + aka” or “surk + ha”.

What is Sorcha in English?

The Irish girls name Sorcha is unique as there is no real English variations.

Is Sorcha a rare name in Ireland?

Sorcha has seen some popularity in Ireland, reaching as high as #76 in 1997. However over the last 10 years it has steadily decline. In 2021, Sorcha ranked #661 in Ireland for all new baby girls names. Source: