Sloane Origin and Meaning

The name Sloane is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "raider".
Sloane is a sleek, sophisticated surname name that has gradually morphed over to the girls' side. Sloane is definitely a name that's going to continue to rise. Spelled without the final "e," Sloan joined Sloane in the Top 1000 for the first time in 2011.

Sloane has been the name of girlfriend characters in Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Entourage, and it is currently the character played by Olivia Munn on The Newsroom. Sloane Crosley is a bestselling author, and comedian Rob Corddry named his daughter Sloane Sullivan.

The association with London's Sloane Square and the upscale clique of Sloane Rangers, who have included Princesses Di and Kate, gives it some extra panache.
# 181 in the US

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Famous People Named Sloane

  • Sloane StephensAmerican tennis player
  • Sloane CrosleyAmerican memoirist and author
  • Sloane Sullivan Corddry (b. 2006)daughter of actor Rob Corddry
  • Sloane Potts (b. 2010)daughter of Olympic triathlete Andy Potts
  • Sloane Cooley (b. 2014)daughter of NFL player Chris Cooley
  • Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty (b. 2015)daughter of rapper Macklemore
  • Lindsay SloaneAmerican actress

Sloane in Pop Culture

  • Sloane Petersoncharacter from the film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
  • Sloan McQuewickcharacter on the television show "Entourage"
  • Sloan Sabbithcharacter from HBO's "The Newsroom"
  • Sloane Barstowa character in the books "The Program" and "The Treatment" by Suzanne Young
  • Sloanecharacter in movie "Raise Your Voice"
  • Magaret Sloane Jamesoncharacters in the book "Lucid"; both protagonists have the same name, one goes by Maggie, the other Sloane
  • Sloane Spencercharacter in the ABC Family movie "Christmas Cupid"
  • Sloane RangersBritish upper,class subculture
  • Sloane VasquezRiley Vasquez's sister in "The Masked Truth" by Kelley Armstrong
  • Sloanean NPC in the podcast "The Adventure Zone"

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