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Logan (boy)

What does Logan mean?

Logan Pronunciation of Logan [lo-gan] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Logan) is pronounced LOH-gan. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Logan is "hollow". From the word "lag". In Chinese, the name means "little hollow". Author Logan Pearsall Smith; playwright/director Joshua Logan.

Associated with: gaelic, hollow (valley), little.


Logan has 1 variant: Logen.

Creative forms:
(male) Leogan, Loygan, ..

(female) Lolac, Lolan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Logan Gerson (L.G.), ..

How popular is Logan?

Logan is a very prominent first name for men (#523 out of 1220, Top 43%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#465 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Logan reached its top position of #13 in the U.S. in 2014, and is presently at #14. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Logen is the only other popular related form of Logan (#14 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Logan were favored by parents 8 years ago (usage of 0.74%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.68%, 8.8% less). Logan is the most trendy birth name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Logan, Logen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Boban, Bogdan, Brogan, Colan, Conan, Cowan, Coyan, Dagan, Doan, Dolan, Doogan, Doran, Dougan, Dowan, Dugan, Eagan, Egan, Eoghan, Fagan, Fegan, Goran, Hagan, Hogan, Johan, Joran, Jorgan, Jovan, Kagan, Kegan, Laban, Lavan, Loman, Lon, Lonn, Loran, Lorant, Lorcan, Loren, Lorin, Lorn, Loron, Loryn, Loucan, Lowman, Loyal, Lucan, Lukan, Morgan, Nolan, Pagan, Regan, Roan, Roban, Rogan, Rohan, Roman, Ronan, Rowan, Royan, Sagan, Sohan, Tegan and Toran. These names tend to be less commonly used than Logan.

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