Lorcan - boys name

Lorcan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 86%

Lorcan name meaning:

The name Lorcan is of Irish origin and holds a rich history and meaning. Derived from the Gaelic name Lorcán, it is composed of two elements: "lor/lorr," meaning "fierce" or "fierce one," and "can," which signifies "little" or "small." Consequently, Lorcan can be interpreted as "little fierce one" or "small but mighty."

Lorcan is a name that exudes strength, courage, and determination. It carries a sense of intensity and power, reflecting a person who possesses a strong and fearless character. The name often conveys a sense of independence and self-assuredness, as well as a natural leadership ability. Those named Lorcan are often seen as confident individuals who are unafraid to take risks and stand up for what they believe in.

Overall, Lorcan is a name that embraces its Irish roots while capturing the essence of a spirited and mighty individual. It is a name that carries a sense of significance and embodies the qualities of a strong and courageous leader.

Origin: Irish

Little fierce one.

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Overall UK ranking: 659 out of 4789

55 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

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  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Lorcan

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