Lorccán: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Lorccán

Lorccán

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Lorcan

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Means "silent" or "fierce" and was probably used as a nickname for a "brave warrior." Sometimes equated with Laurence, Lorcan is a name in its own right. One Lorcan was the grandfather of Brian Boru, two kings of Leinster bore the name and St. Lorcan O'Tuathail, better known as St. Laurence O'Toole, was an influential bishop of Dublin and an important mediator between the Norman invaders and the Irish in the twelth century.

Lorccán is an old variant of Lorcan (can be pronounced either as LUR-KAWN or LAWR-KAWN).

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St. Lorcán Úa Túathaill (1120-1180), Archbishop & patron saint of the Diocese of Dublin known for his work with the poor, died at Eu, Normandy, France
Lorccán, grandfather of King Brian Ború
Lorcan Cranitch, Irish actor
Lorcan O'Toole, Irish-American actor & son of actor Peter O'Toole
Lorcan O'Herlihy, Irish-American Architect responsible for several projects including the award winning Hybrid Building in Seaside, Florida, which received a National Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects
Lorcan Roche, Irish author & playwright (The Companion, The Old Fella, Him & Her)
Lorcan Wyer, Irish Horse Jockey, First winner: Champion Prince at Navan in July, 1984; First winner in Britain: Omerta in National Hunt Chase at Cheltenham on March 12, 1986.
Lorcan Murray, Irish radio presenter
Larkin Malloy, actor.

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