Sloan Origin and Meaning

The name Sloan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "raider".

A few decades back, this name -- which hardly shows its Irish roots -- evoked a man in a gray flannel suit; now, though still upscale, it's more likely to be attached to a female.

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Famous People Named Sloan

  • Sloan WilsonAmerican novelist

Sloan in Pop Culture

  • Sloanthe butcher from the "Inheritance Cycle" by Christopher Paolini
  • Mark Sloancharacter on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"
  • SloanCanadian rock band

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