Logan

Logan - A popular male name



  Dec 10,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Logan, meaning small hollow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #655. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Logan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Logan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Logan. The baby boy name Logan was given to 12,390 baby boys in 2012, ranking #21 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 132 baby boys were given this name - making this a popular male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Logan peaked in popularity 11 years ago in 2007 on position 17.



Famous with this name

Veronica Logan
Phyllis Logan
Logan Shroyer


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Rating: 4/5 (53 people)


Logan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Logan is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #3 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #82.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Logan is where you live.


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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Logan is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Logan goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 2 other boys in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Logan origin and meaning

Logan is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means small hollow. To see famous people named Logan, pop culture references for the name Logan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Logan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Logan, sorted by popularity.

Luciano / Lawson / Lucian / Lucien / Lashawn / Laquan / Logen / Laken / Lashaun / Lajuan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201221
201120
201017
200917
200819
200717
200620
200526
200427
200328
200229
200129
200040
199942
199844
199742
199642
199551
199470
199376
199289
199194
1990104
1989103
1988110
1987144
1986190
1985228
1984223
1983261
1982298
1981288
1980347
1979370
1978461
1977604
1976788
19751187
19741064
19731166
19721614
19711264
19701461
19691424
19681195
19661169
19651127
19641102
19621265
19611196
19601394
19591314
19581319
19571359
19561171
19551325
19541032
19531069
19521678
1951917
19501644
19491656
19481088
19471126
19461097
19451069
19441089
1943961
19421618
1941998
1940939
19391222
19381022
19371088
19361088
19351126
1934849
1933824
1932807
19311210
19301206
1929884
19281076
19271059
1926942
1925653
1924765
19231459
1922930
1921744
1920826
1919793
1918733
1917651
1916743
19151004
1914668
19131188
1912655

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wyoming3
Hawaii5
Idaho5
Vermont5
Wisconsin6
Maine7
Rhode Island7
South Dakota7
New Hampshire7
Colorado8
Michigan8
Pennsylvania8
Iowa9
Ohio10
Oregon10
Minnesota10
Delaware10
Montana10
Nebraska10
Kansas10
Missouri11
Washington11
Indiana13
Utah14
Illinois15
Kentucky15
Massachusetts16
Nevada16
Connecticut17
Maryland18
Oklahoma19
North Carolina19
Arizona21
Florida21
West Virginia21
South Carolina22
North Dakota22
New Mexico22
Virginia23
Arkansas24
New Jersey24
Alaska24
New York27
Tennessee28
Louisiana29
California32
Mississippi33
Georgia34
Alabama38
Texas48
District of Columbia82

Even more about Logan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Logan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a popular male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Logan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2007
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Logan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 132
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +12,390

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