Meaning and name origin
Lachlan \l(a)-ch-lan\ as a boy's 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.
Lachlan is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lachlan for boys. Lachlan reached its highest rank of #904 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Lachman. Like Lachlan, this name is not commonly used.