Meaning and Origin of: Laughlin

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : Feisty
  • Irish : Servant

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lochlainn ‘descendant of Lochlann’, a personal name meaning ‘stranger’, originally a term denoting Scandinavia (a compound of loch‘lake’, ‘fjord’ + lann ‘land’). Many Irish bearers of the name claim descent from Lochlann, a 10th century lord of Corcomroe, County Clare.