Sloan

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7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
43k
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sloan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Sloan

"Sloan" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Warrior". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Sloan

Sloan Gibson is a United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and 6th United States Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Sloan was born in Washington, D.C.

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Sloan Privat is a soccer player for the En Avant de Guingamp, K.A.A. Gent, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, Clermont Foot, Stade Malherbe Caen, France national under-21 football team, and French Guiana national football team. Sloan was born on July 24th, 1989 in Cayenne.

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Sloan Wilson was a writer. Sloan was born Sloan Wilson on May 8th, 1920 in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States. He left this life on May 25th, 2003.

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Sloan Thomas is a football player. Sloan was born on December 22nd, 1981 in Clarksville, Tennessee.

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Sloan Nibley was a screenwriter. He was most active from 1947 to 1973. Sloan was given the name Alexander Sloan Nibley on June 23rd, 1908 in Portland, Oregon. Sloan is also known as A. Sloan Nibley, Nibley, Alexander Sloan; Nibley, and A. Sloan. He left this life on April 3rd, 1990.

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Sloan was born in 1919. She breathed her last breath in 1996.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sloan

Mark Sloan is an attending plastic surgeon at seattle grace hospital, later seattle grace mercy west hospital, and attending physician.

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Jerry Sloan is a basketball player for the Washington Wizards and Chicago Bulls. His most notable accomplishments were from 1965 to 1976. Jerry was born on March 28th, 1942 in McLeansboro, Illinois.

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Barry Sloane is an actor. He has been prominent since 2000. Barry was given the name Barry Paul Sloan on February 10th, 1981 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Barry is also known as Sloan and Barry Paul.

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Alfred was given the name Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr. on May 23rd, 1875 in New Haven, Connecticut. He breathed his last breath on February 17th, 1966.

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Cle was born on May 22nd, 1969 in Los Angeles.

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John Sloan was an artist in the fields of painting and etching. John was given the name John French Sloan on August 2nd, 1871 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. He left this life on September 7th, 1951.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 0 5
1911 6 0 6
1912 5 0 5
1914 9 0 9
1915 13 0 13
1916 5 0 5
1917 5 0 5
1918 10 0 10
1919 9 0 9
1920 11 0 11
1921 6 0 6
1922 6 0 6
1923 8 0 8
1924 5 0 5
1925 7 0 7
1926 6 0 6
1929 9 0 9
1930 5 0 5
1934 6 0 6
1935 8 0 8
1936 5 0 5
1939 8 0 8
1940 8 0 8
1941 6 0 6
1942 5 0 5
1943 7 0 7
1947 9 0 9
1948 7 0 7
1950 8 0 8
1951 6 0 6
1952 10 0 10
1953 15 6 9
1954 5 0 5
1955 5 5 0
1956 6 6 0
1958 14 14 0
1959 12 7 5
1960 8 0 8
1961 5 5 0
1962 11 6 5
1963 37 26 11
1964 34 23 11
1965 33 23 10
1966 36 21 15
1967 22 12 10
1968 29 18 11
1969 37 12 25
1970 56 29 27
1971 34 19 15
1972 27 11 16
1973 49 23 26
1974 46 14 32
1975 27 10 17
1976 15 7 8
1977 20 0 20
1978 21 6 15
1979 21 7 14
1980 23 0 23
1981 33 12 21
1982 31 13 18
1983 27 12 15
1984 43 19 24
1985 42 14 28
1986 50 23 27
1987 55 23 32
1988 58 29 29
1989 73 39 34
1990 74 45 29
1991 74 45 29
1992 87 54 33
1993 89 54 35
1994 101 53 48
1995 95 54 41
1996 114 62 52
1997 100 49 51
1998 125 87 38
1999 132 78 54
2000 121 75 46
2001 118 76 42
2002 123 80 43
2003 126 78 48
2004 122 73 49
2005 97 56 41
2006 129 85 44
2007 165 115 50
2008 176 122 54
2009 206 147 59
2010 321 249 72
2011 364 291 73
2012 331 257 74
2013 363 297 66
2014 410 337 73
2015 460 405 55
2016 590 516 74
2017 584 493 91

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Popularity of Sloan as a first name

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Popularity of Sloan as a last name

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Common last names for Sloan

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sloan U.S.
  White 79.42% 64.26%
  African American 13.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sloan

People with the last name Sloan are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Sloan

  • What name lists does Sloan rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Sloan? Sloan is the 3,078th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sloan was the 800th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sloan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,080 babies born with the first name Sloan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sloan to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sloan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sloan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sloan is Monday, November 30th, 1818.
  • What year had the most people named Sloan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sloan was in 2016 with a total of 516 babies.
  • Random Sloan Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sloan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Sloan: Your name in reverse order is Naols. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asnol. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sloan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 43,261 people with the last name Sloan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sloan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 15 of them will have Sloan as their last name.

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