What does Sloan mean?
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.
Sloan has 1 variant: Sloane.
Sloan has 1 feminine form: Sloane.Creative forms:
(male) Seoan, Sloanno, ..
(female) Slan, Sloanni, .. Middle name pairings:
Sloan Rowdy (S.R.), ..
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)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Sloan for boys. 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)
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.