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Sloan Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Sloan is of Irish and Gaelic origin.

The meaning of Sloan is "warrior, little raider".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 820  in baby name popularity for girls with 336 occurrences.  It ranked 1977 in popular baby names for boys with 72 occurrences. 

View the Sloan Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Sloan has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Sloan to other names.


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Sloan is a variant spelling of Sloane.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.