Meaning and Name Origin
Sloan \s-loan\ 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.
Sloan has 1 variant: Sloane.
Sloan has 1 feminine form: Sloane.
Sloan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#665 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Sloan for boys. Sloan has yet to make it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)