Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. SAWR-ə-khə(Irish)
SAWR-khə(Irish)
SUR-kə(English)
SAWR-aw-khə(Scottish)
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Meaning & History

Means "radiant, bright" in Irish. It has been in use since late medieval times [2]. It is sometimes Anglicized as Sarah (in Ireland) and Clara (in Scotland).

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Sources & References

  1. Mark, Colin. The Gaelic-English Dictionary. Routledge, 2003, page 717.
  2. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Feminine/Sorcha.shtml.

Entry updated January 21, 2022