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Popularity
318k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Logan

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How popular is the baby name Logan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 13 0 13
1881 13 0 13
1882 17 0 17
1883 20 0 20
1884 63 0 63
1885 32 0 32
1886 30 0 30
1887 29 0 29
1888 18 0 18
1889 32 0 32
1890 15 0 15
1891 15 0 15
1892 14 0 14
1893 15 0 15
1894 16 0 16
1895 15 0 15
1896 15 0 15
1897 16 0 16
1898 18 0 18
1899 10 0 10
1900 22 0 22
1901 8 0 8
1902 13 0 13
1903 12 0 12
1904 13 0 13
1905 19 0 19
1906 11 0 11
1907 8 0 8
1908 12 0 12
1909 18 0 18
1910 17 0 17
1911 17 0 17
1912 35 0 35
1913 38 0 38
1914 65 0 65
1915 55 0 55
1916 79 0 79
1917 94 0 94
1918 85 0 85
1919 81 0 81
1920 74 0 74
1921 86 0 86
1922 73 0 73
1923 61 0 61
1924 86 0 86
1925 80 0 80
1926 52 0 52
1927 65 0 65
1928 47 0 47
1929 69 0 69
1930 44 0 44
1931 44 0 44
1932 65 0 65
1933 60 0 60
1934 63 0 63
1935 43 0 43
1936 43 0 43
1937 38 0 38
1938 38 0 38
1939 44 0 44
1940 56 0 56
1941 45 0 45
1942 37 0 37
1943 53 0 53
1944 48 0 48
1945 49 0 49
1946 51 0 51
1947 59 0 59
1948 56 0 56
1949 53 0 53
1950 48 0 48
1951 62 0 62
1952 51 0 51
1953 58 0 58
1954 59 0 59
1955 65 0 65
1956 45 0 45
1957 44 0 44
1958 48 0 48
1959 54 0 54
1960 58 0 58
1961 50 0 50
1962 60 0 60
1963 47 0 47
1964 66 0 66
1965 49 0 49
1966 59 0 59
1967 53 0 53
1968 62 0 62
1969 49 0 49
1970 55 0 55
1971 60 0 60
1972 69 6 63
1973 70 0 70
1974 76 5 71
1975 93 8 85
1976 123 10 113
1977 216 12 204
1978 324 17 307
1979 514 47 467
1980 576 56 520
1981 780 86 694
1982 771 84 687
1983 876 88 788
1984 1,082 91 991
1985 1,082 90 992
1986 1,456 132 1,324
1987 2,084 135 1,949
1988 3,001 245 2,756
1989 3,623 341 3,282
1990 3,799 368 3,431
1991 4,402 511 3,891 #94 boy name
1992 4,794 571 4,223 #89 boy name
1993 5,633 790 4,843 #76 boy name
1994 6,331 879 5,452 #70 boy name
1995 7,993 1,041 6,952 #51 boy name
1996 9,471 1,097 8,374 #42 boy name
1997 9,684 1,067 8,617 #42 boy name
1998 9,665 1,026 8,639 #44 boy name
1999 10,208 1,073 9,135 #42 boy name
2000 10,735 998 9,737 #40 boy name
2001 13,751 1,041 12,710 #29 boy name
2002 13,891 921 12,970 #29 boy name
2003 14,068 884 13,184 #28 boy name
2004 14,037 900 13,137 #27 boy name
2005 14,221 758 13,463 #26 boy name
2006 15,877 737 15,140 #20 boy name
2007 16,019 707 15,312 #17 boy name
2008 14,577 734 13,843 #19 boy name
2009 15,130 683 14,447 #17 boy name
2010 14,634 620 14,014 #17 boy name
2011 13,522 551 12,971 #21 boy name
2012 13,137 682 12,455 #22 boy name
2013 13,043 707 12,336 #17 boy name
2014 14,445 830 13,615 #13 boy name
2015 13,689 827 12,862 #14 boy name

Fun Facts about the name Logan

  • How many people with the first name Logan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 317,574 babies born with the first name Logan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Logan to occupy the country of Maldives with an estimated population of 317,280 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Logan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Logan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Logan is Thursday, February 2nd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Logan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Logan was in 2007 with a total of 15,312 babies. That's a lot of babies named Logan!
  • Random Logan Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Logan ranks 53rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 121 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Logan: Your name in reverse order is Nagol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lonag. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Logan as a first name

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Popularity of Logan as a last name

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Common last names for Logan

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Wilson
  • Miller
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Campbell
  • Jackson
  • Martin
  • Taylor
  • Young
  • Anderson

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Logan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Logan as well as things modernly associated with the name Logan such as celebrities named Logan.

Origin and Meaning of Logan

The name "Logan" is of Irish origin, and it means "From the hollow". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Log"an
A rocking or balanced stone.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A mountain peak in the St. Elias Range in the southwestern Yukon Territory in Canada (19,850 feet high)

Scottish Gaelic lagan (“dell”).

  1. Places in Scotland, Canada, U.S., and Australia.
  2. A habitational surname​ derived from the Scottish places.
  3. An Irish surname​, an Anglicization of Ó Leocháin.
  4. A male given name transferred from the surnames. Used since at least the 19th century, and popular in the 2000s.
  5. A female given name used since the 1990s; much less common than the male name.

Logan Lerman

Logan Lerman is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Logan was born in 1992 as Logan Wade Lerman in Beverly Hills, California, U.S.

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Logan Bartholomew

Logan Bartholomew is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Logan was born in 1984 as John Logan Batholomew in Galion, Ohio, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Logan

Logan 14
Logan Circle
Logan Hardware
Logan Tavern
Logan Verrett
Logan Circle Apartments
Logan Henderson
Logan Paul
Logan Browning

Alternative Meanings

Lis for listen, one of your best traits.

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

Gis for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

Ais for articulate, a regular wordsmith

Nis for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

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