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Origin and popularity of the name SLOAN


Sloan : Irish (Down and Antrim) and Scottish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sluaghadháin ‘descendant of Sluaghadhán’ a diminutive of the Gaelic personal name Sluaghadh ‘raider’. Compare Slowey.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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