Logan: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Logan

Logan

Pronunciation: LOH-gən (key)

Origin of the name Logan:

Transferred use of the Irish surname which is from the Gaelic lagán (a little hollow), a diminutive form of lag (a hollow): hence, "dweller at a little hollow."

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Mount Logan is the tallest peak in Canada.

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Loganator
Logey / Logie
Logey-Bear
Logster
Loganberry
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Loey
Lo-Man
Logie-bogie / logey-bogey

Meanings and history of the name Logan: | Edit

Of Gaelic origin, meaning "small hollow"

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Logan Phineas Miller Murphy, son of American film and TV screenwriter, director, and producer Ryan Murphy and husband David Miller
Logan Henderson, actor/singer
Logan Lerman (b. 1992), actor
Logan the Orator (c. 1723?–1780), a Native American orator and war leader born in the Iroquois Confederacy; known for "Logan's Lament"
Logan Pearsall Smith (1865–1946), an American-born essayist and critic
Logan Edwin Bleckley (1827–1907), an American lawyer and jurist; appointed as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia in 1887 and presided until his resignation in 1894
General Edward Lawrence Logan, Spanish-American war hero from South Boston, Massachusetts, namesake of Logan International Airport
Sir William Logan, founder of the Geological Survey of Canada; expert geologist who described the features in the Laurentians and Appalachian mountains; Canada's tallest mountain named in his honor

Logan in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Logan's Run," 1977 sci-fi film
Logan, Wolverine's name in "X-Men"
Logan Reese, "Zoey 101"
Logan Mitchell, "Big Time Rush"
Logan Bruno, boyfriend of Mary Anne in the "Baby-sitter's Club" series
Logan Jonsen, werewolf in Kelley Armstrong's "Women of the Otherworld" series
Logan Echolls, breakout character on "Veronica Mars"
Logan Huntsberger, character in "Gilmore Girls"
Logan Cale, "Dark Angel"

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