What does Cochran mean?
Cochran /co-chran/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and Cochran means "ruddy". Cochran is an alternate form of Corcoran (Irish, Gaelic). Compare surname Cochron.
How popular is Cochran?
Cochran is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#514 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Cochran for boys. Cochran has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)