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What does Toran mean?

Toran Pronunciation of Toran [toran] as a boys' name is of Gaelic derivation, and the name Toran means "chief". Toran is a variant form of Torin (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, chief (leader).


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

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

(female) Torna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Toran Westen (T.W.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Toran (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Torin (#1296 last year). Other forms, like Torran, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Toran was more pronounced 1 year ago and is almost as conventional today. (2015 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.

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