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Boy Name: Scanlan

Name: Scanlan
Pronunciation: \s-can-lan, sc(a)-nlan\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: little trapper
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Scanlen
Similar Names: Conlan, Quinlan
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 6519


Scanlan \s-can-lan, sc(a)-nlan\ as a boy's name is a variant of Scanlon (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Scanlan is "little trapper".

The baby name Scanlan sounds like Scanlen. Other similar baby names are Conlan and Quinlan.


Scanlan is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#6519 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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