What does Scanlan mean?
Scanlan /scan-lan/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the name Scanlan means "little trapper". Scanlan is a variant transcription of Scanlon (Irish, Gaelic). Compare surname Scanlin.
Scanlan has 1 related variation via Scanlon: Scanlen.Kreatif forms: Scanlanne, Scanlanni, Scanman. [more]
How popular is Scanlan?
Scanlan is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5969 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Scanlan for boys. Scanlan has yet to make it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)