The name Logan is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "small hollow". Logan is ranked #5 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF".
From the experts:
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 and shot up to the Top 5 for the first time in 2017. Not surprisingly, Logan is mega-popular in its native Scotland and 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.
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