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What does Lachlan mean?

Lachlan /lach-lan/ as a boys' name is pronounced LAHK-lin, LOCH-lan. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Lachlan is "from the land of lakes". May also possibly refer to a Viking ancestor or mean "bellicose". Media magnate Lachlan Murdoch.

Associated with: irish, lakes (river)


Kreatif forms:
(male) Lachlin, Lachlon, ..

(female) Lachla, Lachlani, ..

How popular is Lachlan?

Lachlan is an uncommon first name for men and a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Lachlan for boys. Lachlan entered the list in 2002 and reached its top rank of #904 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names


Lachlan is pronounced similarly to Laughlin. Other recommended names are Ashlan, Caelan, Cahan, Calan, Callan, Caolan, Carolan, Cathan, Cochran, Dacian, Daelan, Dalan, Dallan, Dathan, Daylan, Declan, Eachan, Faelan, Faolan, Gaelan, Gahan, Galan, Garlan, Garllan, Hackman, Harlan, Haylan, Jacan, Jacian, Jackman, Jaelan, Jahan, Jalan, Jayelan, Jaylan, Kaelan, Kahan, Kalan, Karlan, Laban, Lachman, Lachmann, Lakshman, Landan, Larran, Lasean, Lashawn, Latham, Lathan, Lathen, Laurean, Laurian, Lavan, Lehman, Lucan, Lucian, Lucjan, Marlan, Mathian, Mochan, Nachman, Nathan, Pathalan (see Parthalan), Tallan, Taylan and Waylan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lachlan.