"place of the cannon"

Buchanan Origin and Meaning

The name Buchanan is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "place of the cannon".

A lesser-used presidential choice, with a charming, buccaneering sound. Fictional bearers include the Marvel Comics character James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes, as well as the heroine of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby Daisy Buchanan.

Famous People Named Buchanan

  • James Buchanan15th President of the United States
  • James McGill BuchananAmerican economist
  • Colin BuchananAustralian children's singer

Buchanan in Pop Culture

  • James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes aka "The Winter Soldier"a character in the Marvel comics and cinematic universe