Lachlan name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Scottish, Scots and Gaelic
Usage: English and Scottish
Pronunciation: LACK-linorLOCK-lin
Meaning: Land of the Lakes
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What does Lachlan mean?

Renowned Lachlan came from Scottish, Gaelic and Scots bestowed upon both boys and girls, meaning of Lachlan is "of Lakes" is mainly used in English and Scottish.

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How do I pronounce Lachlan?

One syllabled Lachlan is pronounced as LACK-linorLOCK-lin. The pronunciation choose to emphasis on first LACK syllable. l(a)-ch-lan is another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Lachlan

Lochlann, Lache, Lachae

Names that rhyme with Lachlan

How popular is the name Lachlan?

Lachlan was a popular name in New South Wales. Over 17107 babies have been given the first name in 37 years. At the peak of its usage in 2005, 920 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 2nd position.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 37 years. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 5 baby names 13 times Also, Lachlan was among the popular names in Queensland.

Since emerging in 1984 around 11831 babies have been given the given name. When at its peak in 1999, the moniker grabbed the 1st spot and 608 baby boys were given the name.

However after 36 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 5 baby names 15 times

Lachlan is common in United States where over 3652 new-borns have been given the name since 1952.

Currently the name is hotter than ever, it ranked 686th when 353 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Also, Lachlan is common in England and Wales where over 1598 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

At its zenith in 2000, it ranked 339th when 122 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Also, A common name in Western Australia with over 2513 new-borns have been given the name since 1999.

At its zenith in 2003, the moniker grabbed the 3rd spot and 216 baby boys were given the name. Additionally, the name has been in the top 5 baby names 6 times Also, Lachlan used to be a common name in Victoria, first appeared in 2008 and over 3397 babies have been given the name in 12 years.

When at its peak in 2008,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 12 years but it is still going strong. Additionally, the name has been in the top 10 baby names 4 times

Lachlan is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, its highest ever rank is 263 (2016) in its 18 years run on Ireland naming chart.

Over 132 people have been named Lachlan in Ireland. Also, it is uncommon in Northern Territory, where it has been in use since 2002 and peaked in 2005 when it ranked 2nd.

Over 247 babies in Northern Territory have been named Lachlan. But Lachlan is a popular baby name in Australia where every 1 in 2000 have the name. At least, 40000 people globally have been given the name as per our findings.

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Numerological analysis of Lachlan

If you have letter N as your capstone, you like to think outside the box. In fact, you don't even know where the box is. You never settle for less. You believe that nothing is impossible until your heart beats. If the letter L is your cornerstone, you stand for beauty and attractiveness. You can't imagine enjoying a normal life like many people do. You are an adventurer who follows his intuition.

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  •  Radleah - The boy name Radleah has origin in Old English, Radleah means "Red Field and From the Red Meadow". Radleah is resulted from Radley.
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Famous people named Lachlan

  • Lachlan McGillivray, prosperous fur trader and planter
  • Lachlan Stevens, former player for the Queensland cricket team and former coach of Western Australia and the Perth Scorchers
  • Lachlan Macquarie, British Army officer and colonial administrator
  • Lachlan Murdoch, British-American businessman and mass media heir
  • Lachlan Dreher, former field hockey goalkeeper from Australia,
  • Lachlan Mackinnon, contemporary Scottish poet
  • Lachlan Hansen, former professional Australian rules footballer
  • Lachlan Turner, Australian professional rugby union player

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  7. Queensland Government - Open Data Portal,
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