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Gender: M Meaning of Logan: "small hollow" Origin of Logan: Scottish Logan's Popularity in 2015: #14

Logan is a a bright and cheerful Scottish surname that originated from a place of that name in Ayrshire. Logan has been climbing steadily since the mid-70s; it was in the Top 20 from 2006 to 2011, fell slightly, and is now back at Number 14. Not surprisingly, Logan is mega-popular in its native Scotland--now Number 7--AND also in Wales.

The mutant character Wolverine, known as Logan, based on the X-Men comics and played by Hugh Jackman on film, has had a considerable impact on the name. There were also attractive guys named Logan on Veronica Mars and Gilmore Girls.

Logan is also used for girls, but less so now than it was in the mid-nineties.

Famous People Named Logan

Logan Wade Lerman, American actor
Logan Marshall-Green, American actor
Logan Phillip Henderson, American actor and singer
Logan Lee Mankins, American NFL football player
Logan Ryan, American NFL football player
Logan Allen Pause, American soccer player
Logan Emory, American soccer player
Logan Couture, Canadian ice hockey player

Pop Culture References for the name Logan

Logan Huntzberger, character on TV's "Gilmore Girls"
Hortense 'Logan' Mitchell, main character on TV's "Big Time Rush"
Logan McEntire, caracter in "Defiance", from C. J. Redwine
Logan Bruno, character in the "The Babysitters Club" series
Logan Echolls, character on TV's "Veronica Mars"
Logan (James Howlett) aka Wolverine, character in the X-Men series
Logan Cale, character on TV's "Dark Angel"
Logan Fell, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"
Logan Reece, character on TV's "Zoey 101"
Logan Watson, main character on TV's "I Didn't Do It"

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