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What does Lancashire mean?

Lancashire Pronunciation of Lancashire [lan-cashire] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the name Lancashire means "fort on the Lune river". Lancashire is a version of Lancaster (Old English).

Associated with: old english, river.


Creative forms:
(male) Lincashire, ..

(female) Lancashine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lancashire Ashton (L.A.), ..

How popular is Lancashire?

Lancashire is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#138741 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lancashire has not been listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Baldassare, Casmire, Lacie, Lamarre, Lance, Lancester, Lanchester, Langhorn, Langhorne, Lankester (see Lancaster), Lannie, Lansing, Laramie, Lazare, Lyndsie (see Lindsay), Macaire, Macguire, Nazaire and Sinclaire. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lancashire.

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