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What does Corcoran mean?

Corcoran Pronunciation of Corcoran [cor-co-ran] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Corcoran is "ruddy". William Corcoran was a 19th-century financier who founded a significant art gallery in Washington, D.C.

Associated with: irish, ruddy (red), 19th century.


Corcoran has 3 variants: Cochran, Cork and Korcoran.

Creative forms:
(male) Corcoman, Corcoral, ..

(female) Corcora, Corcorani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Corcoran Jovanni (C.J.), ..

How popular is Corcoran?

Corcoran is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1905 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Corcoran has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corcoran name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Corcoran outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bertran, Cadogan, Cardon, Carman, Carnahan, Carolan, Carollan, Caron, Carsan, Christan, Ciaran, Claran, Colan, Colburn, Colhoun, Colman, Colson, Colton, Coltrane, Conan, Concord, Conlon, Conor, Conrad, Corben, Corbyn, Cordas, Cordero, Coren, Coreonte, Cormac, Corrado, Corridon, Corrie, Corrin, Corry, Cortland, Corvin, Corwan, Corwinn (see Corwin), Corwyn, Corwynn, Coryden, Cotton, Coyan, Cronan, Curran, Cyran, Deloran, Doogan, Doran, Dorian, Dorran, Farran, Ferran, Garran, Goran, Gorman, Jordaan, Jordan, Jorgan, Kernohan, Loran, Lorcan, Louccan, Maccowan (see Macgowan), Morrgan, Norman, Orran, Soloman, Tarran, Terran, Torean, Torran and Torrian. These names tend to be more frequently used than Corcoran.

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