Meaning and name origin
Cochran \c(o)-ch-ran\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cochran is "ruddy". Cochran is a variant of Corcoran (Irish, Gaelic): william Corcoran was a 19th-century financier who founded a significant art gallery in Washington, D.
Cochran is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#507 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cochran for boys. Cochran has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).