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What Does The Surname Sloan Mean?

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Arsalan Maqbool answered
It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and its meaning 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.
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It is Irish and is reduced Anglicized form of Ó Sluaghadháin 'descendant of Sluaghadhán', a diminutive the Gaelic personal name Sluaghadh. A personal name which means 'raider', derived from sluaghadh 'expedition', 'raid'. Additionally, in Ulster there was also Mac Sluaghaigh, which was Anglicized as (Mc)Slowey or occasionally Molloy.

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