Gender: Masculine
Origin: French

The name is a French contracted form of the Breton male name, Elouan.

As of 2010, Loan was the 85th most popular male name in France.

Another form is Luan.

Feminine forms include Loane, which is currently the 103rd most popular female name in France, (2010) and Loanne # 446 (France, 2010).