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Girl Name: Sorcha

Name: Sorcha
Pronunciation: \s(o)-rcha, sor-cha\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: bright, shining
Origin: Irish
Related Names: Sarah
Sounds Like: Zorica, Serach, Sarka, Sarika
Similar Names: Porcha, Porsha, Sancha, Soraya, Sascha, Sacha, Simcha


Sorcha \s(o)-rcha, sor-cha\ as a girl's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sorcha is "bright, shining". Used mainly in Ireland. Actress Sorcha Cusack.

For more information, see also the related name Sarah.

Baby names that sound like Sorcha are Zorica, Serach, Sarka and Sarika. Other similar baby names are Porcha, Porsha, Sancha, Soraya, Sascha, Sacha and Simcha.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Sorcha.


Sorcha is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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