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What does Toran mean?

Toran /tor-an/ as a boys' name is of Gaelic derivation, and the name Toran means "chief". Toran is a variant form of Torin (Gaelic) with the suffix -an.

Associated with: gaelic, chief (leader)


Toran has 5 variants: Torean, Toren, Torion, Torran and Torrian.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Torans, Touan, ..

(female) Toranni, Torni, ..

How popular is Toran?

Toran is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#28548 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)


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

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Toran and related names. The only popular alternative form of Toran (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Torin (#1140 last year). Other forms, like Torran, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Toran is more pronounced in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Torin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Toran and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Toran is pronounced similarly to Taran, Tarin, Taron, Taroon, Taroun, Tarran, Tarren, Tarrin, Tarron, Tarryn, Tarun, Taurean, Teran, Teron, Terran, Terrin, Terron, Terryn, Teryn, Tirohn, Tirone, Tirown, Torrin, Tyron and Tyrone. Other recommended names are Ahran, Boban, Corwan, Daran, Doran, Dorian, Dorran, Dowan, Duran, Efran, Fran, Garan, Goran, Gorman, Jaran, Johan, Joran, Jordan, Jorian, Jovan, Logan, Loran, Morgan, Nolan, Odran, Oran, Roan, Rogan, Rohan, Rowan, Royan, Teman, Tern, Thorian, Thorin, Thorn, Tobal, Tobin, Tobyn, Ton, Tor, Tore, Toril, Torio, Toro, Torr, Torry, Toru, Tory and Trai. These names tend to be more frequently used than Toran.