Elements, L names, Male, Place names, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes, Water

Lochlan

Lochlan is a variant spelling of Lochlann, the Scottish Gaelic name referring to Scandinavia, more specifically Norway, and was used as a nickname to refer to someone who came from there. The name is made up of Scottish Gaelic loch (lake; fjord) and lann (enclosure; land), essentially meaning “land of the lakes”.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Lochlann (Scottish Gaelic)
  • Lochlainn (Irish)
  • Lachlan (English, Scottish)
  • Lauchlan (Scottish)
  • Locklyn (English)
  • Lochlyn (English)

 

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