Sloan: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Sloan

Sloan

Pronunciation: SLOHN (key)

Origin of the name Sloane:

Transferred use of the surname, an Anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic O'Sluagháin, which is derived from sluagh (a multitude of people, warriors). In England, Sloan is bestowed upon both male and female children.

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Comments and insights on the name Sloan: | Edit

I think this should be for a boy.

The name is originally a male connotation, meaning "warrior". The female character in Ferris Buellers Day Off changed peoples thinking towards this, but I agree, it seems more like a boy name to me.

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My Son's name is Sloan. He was born April 2008.

My daughter's name is Sloan. She was born April 2012.

My sister's name is Sloan, born in the early 90s.

My oldest daughters name is Sloan and she was born long before Ferris Buellers day off cam out. She was actually named after the company SLOAN valve company that everyone sees when they use the bathrooms, wash their hands, or dispense soap. The name Sloan was always a name for either gender in England

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Sloanie bologna, Slow-ann, Lo, Lolo,

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Sloan in song, story & screen: | Edit

Sloane Peterson - Girlfriend of Ferris in the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off". Portrayed by Mia Sara
Sloan McQuewick- on HBO's Entourage. Played by Emmanuelle Chriqui

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