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What does Sloane mean?

Sloane Pronunciation of Sloane [sloane] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Sloane) is pronounced slohn. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sloane is "man of arms, warrior". Irish surname. Sloane is used as a feminine form, and is associated with "Sloane Square" in west London, where a particular type of young, upper-class women (known as "Sloane rangers") have their flats. Sloan is the preferred form for boys.

Associated with: irish, warrior, surname, young.


Sloane has 1 variant: Sloan.

1 masculine form: Sloan.

Creative forms:
(female) Sloana, Sloare, ..

(male) Sloanen, Sloave, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sloane Kaitlin (S.K.), ..

How popular is Sloane?

Sloane is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#8422 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sloane was first listed in 1991 and reached its peak rank of #327 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sloane name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sloane outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only other popular varying form of Sloane (#327 from current records) ranked in the Top 2000 is Sloan (#699 from current records). These relations of Sloane were favored today (median #513). Sloan and Sloane are two of the more chic birth names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sloane, Sloan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sloane and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alane, Albane, Alline, Allyne, Alwyne, Alyne, Alynne, Blane, Dane, Deane, Deeane, Deonne, Dionne, Dyane, Elaine, Elane, Eliane, Elianne, Eline, Ellane, Ellayne, Elvene, Evonne, Fione, Floriane, Florine, Haldane, Ilane, Ileane, Iliane, Ilone, Ione, Joane, Lorne, Mone, Sade, Salome, Samale, Sana, Sarine, Savine, Sean, Selene, Seline, Selyne, Serene, Sesame, Shaine, Shalane, Shane, Shanea, Shayne, Shone, Shyann, Sian, Sidaine, Signe, Sine, Sirene, Sofie, Solana, Solange, Solenne, Soline, Solome, Sonel, Soosan, Stine, Sueann, Susann, Susanne, Suzane, Symone, Yvonne and Zoanne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sloane.

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