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Gender: Male Meaning of Vulcan: "to flash" Origin of Vulcan: Latin

The name Vulcan is a boy's name meaning "to flash". Vulcan and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Fire and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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Vulcan was the Roman god of fire, but this name is now more familiar as the pointy-eared humanoids on "Star Trek," represented by Mr. Spock.

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Courtney Says:


I love this because I love Spock, but the name doesn't fit well with other namestuff that I like for middle names. Maybe it would be better as a middle name.