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  1. A town in Ayrshire, Scotland, from lagan (“dell”).
  2. A Scottish habitational surname, from Scottish Gaelic, from the town in Ayrshire.
  3. An Irish surname, from Irish, a variant of Lohan.
  4. A male given name transferred from the surname. Used since at least the 19th century, and popular in the 2000s.
    • 1782 Thomas Jefferson: Notes on the State of Virginia: ( Chief Logan's Lament )
      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.
    • 2003 Dale Alderman: Being a Dad: The Stuff No One Told Me. →ISBN page 18:
      "How about Logan?"
      "That's it. The perfect name!" I exclaimed. Starla liked the name, and I thought it was exceedingly cool because one of the most exciting characters in the X-Men comics is also named Logan (nicknamed Wolverine). - - - I didn't tell Starla about the comic book connection because she would probably think I was being stupid.
  5. A female given name transferred from the surname, of 1990s and later usage; much less common than the male name.
  6. A city, the county seat of Cache County, Utah; named for the river rising in the Bear River Mts.
  7. A neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  8. A city, the county seat of Hocking County, Ohio; named for Mingo leader Chief Logan.
  9. A city, the county seat of Logan County, West Virginia; named for Chief Logan.
  10. A city, the county seat of Harrison County, Iowa; named for Union Army general John A. Logan.
  11. A village in New Mexico.
  12. A city in Kansas; named for John A. Logan.
  13. A locality in Victoria.
  14. A river in Queensland, Australia; flowing from near Mount Barney into the Moreton Bay at Woongoolba.
  15. A river in the United States; flowing from the Bear River Mountains in Idaho into the Little Bear River at Benson, Utah.
  16. An unincorporated community in Dearborn County, Indiana; named for nearby Logan Creek.
  17. An unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Indiana.
  18. An unincorporated community in Greene County, Missouri; named for a local family.
  19. An unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Missouri; named for landowners William and Hetty E. Logan.
  20. An unincorporated community in Montana; named for Capt. William Logan, who participated in the campaign against American Indians in Montana.
  21. An unincorporated community in Nebraska.
  22. An unincorporated community in Wisconsin.

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