Gender-neutral Logan is a Scottish place name and surname that offers fresh cinematic appeal and inspiration. Logan is originally of Gaelic and Scottish descent, from the word "lag," meaning "hollow." Despite its vacant etymology, Logan is replete with cultural significance. Along with the sci-fi cult classic Logan's Run, there's also Logan: a movie starring Hugh Jackman as the popular Wolverine in the X-Men comic book series. No wonder Logan sounds more like a futuristic hero than a traditional Scottish clan! The Hollywood landscape is also dotted with actors named Logan, including Logan Lerman, Logan Miller, and Logan Henderson. Glee creator Ryan Murphy also named his son Logan in 2012.
Famous People Named Logan
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Hayes Logan CostnerSon of Kevin Costner
- Logan CoutureHockey Player
- Logan HendersonSinger
- Logan LermanActor
- Logan MillerTV Actor
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