Last name: LAUGHLIN

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LAUGHLIN : This last name is indexed 134,337 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LAUGHLIN : 1: Irish: shortened 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.2: Scottish: from Scottish Gaelic Mac Lachlainn ‘son of Lachlann’ from the personal name Lachlann earlier Lochlann (as in 1 above). See also McLachlan.

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