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Gender: Male Meaning of Logan: "small hollow" Origin of Logan: Scottish Logan's Popularity in 2017: #5

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".

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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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Famous People Named Logan

Logan Wade Lerman, American actor
Logan Marshall-Green, American actor
Logan Phillip Henderson, American actor and singer
Logan Alexander Paul, American social media entertainer and actor
Logan Lee Mankins, American NFL football player
Logan Daniel Ryan, American NFL football player
Logan Allen Pause, American soccer player
Logan Emory, American soccer player
Logan Couture, Canadian ice hockey player
Logan Brown, son of TV personalities Kody and Janelle Brown of "Sister Wives"
Logan Arwin Westerholt (b. 2011), son of musicians Robert Westerholt and Sharon den Adel of Within Temptation
Logan Phineas Followill (b. 2012), son of American musician Nathan Followill
Logan Vincent Herbert (b. 2013), son of singer Tamar Braxton and producer Vincent Herbert
Logan Page (b. 2016), son of actor Samuel Page

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, character in "Defiance", from C. J. Redwine
Logan Thibault, main character in book/film "The Lucky One"
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 Marvel Universe
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"
Logan Hunter, character on TV's "Shake It Up"
Logan Evans, character on TV's "One Tree Hill"
Logan Killicks, character in the book "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston
"Logan's Run," 1976 American science fiction film
Logan 5, a Sandman in "Logan's Run"
Logan, character in Aphmau's YouTube series
Logan, the name of Thomas Sanders personality "Logic"
Logan Nicholas Danvers, Character in Kelley Armstrong "Women of the Otherworld"
Logan Barry Bush, recurring rival to Louise Belcher on American cartoon "Bob's Burgers"
Logan, character in "Hobo with a Shotgun"
Logan Delos, character in HBO's "Westworld"

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