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Girl Name: Sloane

Name: Sloane
Pronunciation: \s-loa-ne\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Sloane's also a boy name)
Meaning: man of arms, warrior
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Seline, Selyne, Selene, Shalane, Solana, Soline, Solenne
Variant forms: Sloan
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 11951


Sloane \s-loa-ne\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Sloane), is pronounced slohn. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sloane is "man of arms, warrior". Irish surname in rare use as a given name; Sloane is used as a feminine form, and is associated with "Sloane Square" in west London, where a particular kind of young, upper-class women (known as "Sloane rangers") have their flats. Sloan is the preferred form for boys.

Sloane has 1 variant form: Sloan.

Baby names that sound like Sloane are Seline, Selyne, Selene, Shalane, Solana, Soline and Solenne.


Sloane is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#11951 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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