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What does Laughlin mean?

Laughlin Pronunciation of Laughlin [laugh-lin] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Laughlin is "one who dwells at the fjord-land". This was the Irish term for invaders from Scandinavia.

Associated with: irish, scandinavia.


Laughlin has 1 variant: Loughlin.

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Middle name pairings:
Laughlin Kyle (L.K.), ..

How popular is Laughlin?

Laughlin is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#2062 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Laughlin has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Laughlin is pronounced similarly to Lachlan. Other recommended names are Ashlin, Baudoin, Burlin, Cailin, Carlin, Catlin, Cattlin, Cullin, Dallin, Daylin, Evangelin, Fagin, Faustin, Galin, Garlin, Gaylin, Hamblin, Hamelin, Hamlin, Jachin, Jaelin, Jailin, Jaillin, Jalin, Jaylin, Kaelin, Kalin, Karlin, Katlin, Kattlin, Lachman, Lakshman, Landin, Langden, Langdon, Langhorn, Langhorne, Langlea (see Langley), Langlee (see Langley), Langley, Langsden, Langsdon (see Langston), Langston, Langton, Larin, Larkin, Larrin, Lashawn, Lathan, Lathen, Laughton, Laurean, Lauren, Laurie, Lavaughn, Leighland, Loughton, Lugh, Machin, Macklin, Malin, Marcelin, Marlin, Maslin, Masslin, Maurin, Nalin, Paulin, Rushkin, Talin, Tallin, Ugolin, Vaughan and Vaughn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Laughlin.

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