Logan - Meaning of Logan
[ 2 syll. lo-gan, log-an ] The baby boy name Logan is also used as a girl name, but the use for boys is much 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' (meaning little hollow). The first name is used largely in Scotland. See Logan for more information.
Logan is a very popular baby name for boys, and it is also considered fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1970s. At the peak of its usage in 2006, 0.695% of baby boys were given the name Logan. It ranked at #19 then. In 2011, its usage was 0.642% and its ranking #20, and it was the most frequently used out of all boy names in its group. In the past century Logan has mostly been a baby boy name. In 2010, the name Logan was given to 22 times as many baby boys than girls.
† 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)"