Lachlan - boys name

Lachlan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Lachlan name meaning:

The name Lachlan is of Scottish origin and carries a strong and noble meaning. It is derived from the Gaelic name Lochlann, which means "land of the lochs" or "land of the lakes." This name portrays a sense of rugged and serene beauty, evoking the image of the Scottish Highlands and its picturesque landscapes.

Lachlan is often associated with traits such as strength, intelligence, and resilience. It is a name that exudes a sense of adventure and wanderlust, reflecting a free-spirited and independent nature. Boys named Lachlan are often described as charismatic and confident, possessing a natural charm that draws people towards them.

Furthermore, Lachlan has historical significance as it has been used by several Scottish clans and prominent figures throughout the years. This lends a sense of heritage and tradition to the name. Overall, Lachlan is a name that resonates with a spirit of exploration, strength, and beauty, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a name that embodies these qualities for their child.

Origin: Scottish

Warlike. Land of Fjords (referring to the Vikings). From the land of lakes.

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Overall UK ranking: 393 out of 4789

110 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (75)

Historical popularity of Lachlan

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