Logan - Meaning of Logan
[ 2 syll. lo-gan, log-an ] The baby boy name Logan is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being somewhat more common. Its pronunciation is LOWGahN †. Logan is used predominantly in the English and Scottish languages, and its origin is Celtic. The first name is derived from the Scottish family name, which is from a Scottish place name so called in Ayrshire; the place name is from the Gaelic 'lagan'. The first name is used largely in Scotland. See Logan for more information.
Logan is a very popular baby name for boys. At the peak of its usage in 2006, 0.695% of baby boys were given the name Logan. It ranked at #19 then. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is of irregular use in recent years. In 2012, its usage was only 0.617% and its ranking #21, but it was nonetheless the most frequently used out of all boy names in its group. There were times from 1901 to 2010 that the name Logan was given more often to boys, but it is slightly more popular as a girl name today.
† Pronunciation for Logan: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"