What does Buchanan mean?
Buchanan [buchanan] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Buchanan is "house of the canon". The name was given to people from Buchanan, a place in Scotland.
(female) Middle name pairings:
Buchanan Amen (B.A.), ..
How popular is Buchanan?
Buchanan is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#471 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Buchanan has yet to make it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Achidan, Aodhagan, Bartalan, Beagan, Beaman, Beamann (see Beaman), Beavan, Benjaman▼, Bohdan, Bradan, Brandan▼, Brann, Breandan, Brenan, Brennan, Bucardo, Bunyan, Burbank, Burchall (see Birchall), Burchard, Chanan, Chandan, Chayan, Cochran, Cullinan, Eachan, Eachann, Elchana, Elchanah, Elchanan, Elhanan, Elhannan, Eunan, Fuhrman, Hanan, Ishaan▲, Janan, Johanan, Lachlan▲, Lachman, Lucan, Lucian▲, Lucjan, Mochan, Nachman, Pathalan (see Parthalan), Powhatan, Scanlan, Shaan, Shanan, Shannan, Shayan, Sullavan (see Sullivan), Yochanan, Yohannan and Yucatan. Like Buchanan, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.