Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Dark red
Sporting strong Gaelic and Irish roots, Harkin is a masculine name that means “dark red.” It comes from the Gaelic surname Ó hEarcáin derived from the word earc, meaning red, and was often borne by a descendant of someone named Earcán. Historically, the color red was associated with courage and sacrifice, while in modern society, red is symbolic of love and passion, making for a meaningful name to honor baby’s loving nature and big heart.
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