What does Logan mean?

Definitions for Logan
ˈloʊ gənlo·gan

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Logan.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Logan, Mount Logannoun

    a mountain peak in the St. Elias Range in the southwestern Yukon Territory in Canada (19,850 feet high)


  1. logannoun

    A rocking or balanced stone.

  2. Logannoun

    Places in Scotland, Canada, U.S., and Australia.

  3. Logannoun

    derived from the Scottish places.

  4. Logannoun

    transferred from the surnames. Used since at least the 19th century, and popular in the 2000s.

  5. Logannoun

    used since the 1990s; much less common than the male name.

  6. Logannoun

    A town in Ayrshire, Scotland, from lagan.

  7. Logannoun

    A Scottish habitational surname, from the town in Ayrshire.

  8. Logannoun

    An Irish surname, a variant of Lohan.

  9. Logannoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname. Used since at least the 19th century, and popular in the 2000s.

    Col. Cresop, the last spring, in cold blood, and unprovoked, murdered all the relations of Logan, not sparing even my women and children. - - - Logan never felt fear. He will not turn on his heel to save his life. Who is there to mourn for Logan? No one.

  10. Logannoun

    A female given name transferred from the surname, of 1990s and later usage; much less common than the male name.

  11. Logannoun

    A city, the county seat of Cache County, Utah; named for the river rising in the Bear River Mts.

  12. Logannoun

    A neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  13. Logannoun

    A city, the county seat of Hocking County, Ohio; named for Mingo leader Chief Logan.

  14. Logannoun

    A city, the county seat of Logan County, West Virginia; named for Chief Logan.

  15. Logannoun

    A city, the county seat of Harrison County, Iowa; named for Union Army general John A. Logan.

  16. Logannoun

    A village in New Mexico.

  17. Logannoun

    A city in Kansas; named for John A. Logan.

  18. Logannoun

    A locality in Victoria.

  19. Logannoun

    A river in Queensland, Australia; flowing from near Mount Barney into the Moreton Bay at Woongoolba.

  20. Logannoun

    A river in the United States; flowing from the Bear River Mountains in Idaho into the Little Bear River at Benson, Utah.

  21. Logannoun

    An unincorporated community in Dearborn County, Indiana; named for nearby Logan Creek.

  22. Logannoun

    An unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Indiana.

  23. Logannoun

    An unincorporated community in Greene County, Missouri; named for a local family.

  24. Logannoun

    An unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Missouri; named for landowners William and Hetty E. Logan.

  25. Logannoun

    An unincorporated community in Montana; named for Capt. William Logan, who participated in the campaign against American Indians in Montana.

  26. Logannoun

    An unincorporated community in Nebraska.

  27. Logannoun

    An unincorporated community in Wisconsin.


  1. logan

    Logan is primarily known as a personal name. It is used in English-speaking countries and originated from Scotland, and it means "small hollow." Logan can also refer to various places in the United States, a city in Australia, or a 2017 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Wolverine. Without additional context, Logan is most commonly understood to be a male given name.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Logannoun

    a rocking or balanced stone


  1. Logan

    Logan is a city in Cache County, Utah. As of the 2010 United States Census the population was 48,174. Logan is the county seat of Cache County, Utah, and the principal city of the Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Cache County and Franklin County, Idaho. The Logan metropolitan area contained 125,442 people as of the 2010 Census. In 2005 and 2007, Morgan Quitno declared the Logan metropolitan area the safest in the United States. Logan is the location of the main campus of Utah State University.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Logan

    log′an, n. a rocking-stone.—Also Log′ging-rock. [Prob. cog. with Dan. logre, to wag the tail.]

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LOGAN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Logan is ranked #492 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Logan surname appeared 67,909 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 23 would have the surname Logan.

    64.8% or 44,005 total occurrences were White.
    27.3% or 18,539 total occurrences were Black.
    3.2% or 2,180 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.8% or 1,963 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1% or 733 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.7% or 482 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for Logan »

  1. along

  2. anglo

  3. longa

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Logan in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Logan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Logan in a Sentence

  1. Ross Chastain:

    I was so worried about AJ on that second-to-last restart that I let Tyler Reddick drive right by both of us, aJ is so good, I've learned so much from Logan Riely/Getty Images, and it's like ‘ How do you beat the guy ? Logan Riely/Getty Images taught me so much ! ’.

  2. Doug Logan:

    We didn't do the testing. We just helped direct it. We actually didn't touch the equipment. Doug Logan and I.

  3. Chad Blythe:

    If we can make a change and make something positive come of all of this, then the next kid … won’t have to do what we’re doing now, and they won’t be hurt and let down the way Logan has been let down.

  4. Roy Cooper:

    We grieve for Sgt. Chris Ward, K-9 Deputy Logan Fox and the entire Watauga County law enforcement community today after these tragic deaths in the line of duty, these horrific shootings that claimed lives and loved ones show the ever-present danger law enforcement can encounter in the line of duty.

  5. John Fund:

    Mr. Logan in 2004 presided over one of the great meltdowns of U.S. elections during his previous tenure as elections chief of King County, Washington, which includes Seattle.

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