Home > Sloan


What does Sloan mean?

Sloan Pronunciation of Sloan [sloan] as a boys' name (also used more generally as girls' name Sloan) is pronounced slohn. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sloan is "man of arms, warrior". Irish surname in rare use as a given name; 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. Novelist Sloan Wilson.

Associated with: irish, warrior, surname, flats (meadow).


Sloan has 1 variant: Sloane.

1 feminine form: Sloane.

Creative forms:
(male) Seoan, Slona, ..

(female) Slan, Sloni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sloan Athan (S.A.), ..

How popular is Sloan?

Sloan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#743 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sloan reached its apex position of #1782 in the U.S. in 1996, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Sloan is alike in pronunciation to Slawin. Other recommended names are Alan, Alban, Aldan, Allan, Alvan, Doan, Elan, Elian, Elkan, Elman, Ilan, Roan, Sagan, Sajan, Salman, Sean, Shaan, Shan, Shonn, Silvan, Sion, Sohan, Soloman, Stan, Stian, Suman, Sylvan and Syon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sloan.

See names
in meaning and etymology.