[ 2 syll. lac-hlan, la-chl-an ] The baby boy name Lachlan is pronounced as LAH-KLihN †. Lachlan is used predominantly in the English and Scottish languages, and its origin is Scots Gaelic. The name's meaning is land of lakes. The name Lachina (Scottish) is the female version of Lachlan.
Lachlan is a widely used name; it has 28 variants. Variants include Lache, Lachlann, Lachlen, Lachlin, Lachlyn, Lachunn, Lakelan, Lakeland, Laklan, Laklen, Lakleyn, Laklin, Laochailan, Lauchlin, Loch, Loche, Lochlain, Lochlan, Lochlen, Lochlin, Lochlyn, Locklan, Locklen, Locklin, Locklyn, and Loklan. The contraction Lach is another English variant. A foreign form is the variant spelling Lochlann (Scottish).
See also the related category land.
Lachlan is fairly popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2010s; before that, it was of very modest use only. At the recent peak of its usage in 2018, 0.018% of baby boys were given the name Lachlan. It ranked at #686 then. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Lachlan, Lochlan was the most frequently used in 2018. It was used 1.093% more than Lachlan in that year.
Baby names that sound like Lachlan include Lachlann, Lachlin, Lachlyn, Lakleyn, Laklin, Lalaam, Lauchlin, Lochlain, Lochlainn, Lochlann, Lochlin, Lochlyn, Locklin, Locklyn, Leilany, Lolonio, and Lochlan.
† Pronunciation for Lachlan: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"