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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lorcan

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Lorcan is of Irish (Gealic) origin and means "Fierce one".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Lorcan is of Irish (Gealic) origin and means "Little fierce one".

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Notable Persons Named Lorcan

Lorcan Cranitch is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to 1991. Lorcan was born on August 28th, 1959 in Dublin, Ireland.


Lorcán Ua Tuathail was a saint. Lorcán was born in 1128 in Castledermot, Ireland. He breathed his last breath on November 14th, 1180.


Larry Gogan is a broadcaster. Larry was given the name Lorcan Gogan on May 6th, 1938.


Lorcan was born in 1959.


Lorcan was born in 1958.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Lorcan

Tom was born on January 19th, 1982 in Leeds.


He died in 937.


Fun Facts about the name Lorcan

  • How Popular is the name Lorcan? Lorcan is the 29,914th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lorcan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 160 babies born with the first name Lorcan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lorcan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lorcan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Lorcan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lorcan is Sunday, August 13th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Lorcan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lorcan was in 2014 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Lorcan: Your name in reverse order is Nacrol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aoncrl. How do you pronounce that?

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