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Logan Meaning


What does Logan mean?

The name Logan is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Logan is "little hollow".

Logan is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Lo-gan.

The Given Name Logan

Transferred use of the surname, a place name in Ayrshire, Scotland. It derives from the original Scottish Gaelic Lagan meaning "little hollow".

Logan is good for parents who want a name that is refined and stylish.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Logan remains a favorite due to its popular and sophisticated nature.

Logan falls into the flower name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Logan 'Wolverine', and Logan Marshall Green.

Logan Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 309 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,074 occurrences. It ranked 10 in baby name popularity for boys with 12,352 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 293 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,103 occurrences. It ranked 5 in baby name popularity for boys with 14,014 occurrences.

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

Logan Related Names

Famous Logans

  • Logan 'Wolverine' ~ X-Men character
  • Logan Marshall Green ~ Actor

Logan Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Logan.

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Logan Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Logan in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Logan.

Just for fun, see the name Logan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Logan in Nautical Flags page.