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Jordan (girl)

What does Jordan mean?

Jordan Pronunciation of Jordan as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Jordan) is pronounced JOR-dan. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jordan is "down-flowing". The river in Palestine where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. First used by Crusaders returning from the Holy Land.




VARIANTS Jardena, Johrdan, Jordain, Jordaine, Jordana, Jordane, Jordanka, Jordann, Jordanna, Jordanne, Jorden, Jordena, Jordenn, Jordie, Jordin, Jordyn, Jordynn, Jorey, Jori, Jorie, Jorrdan, Jorry, Jourdan

SEE ALSO Giordana, Jardina, Yordan

MASCULINE FORMS Jared, Jordi, Jory, Judd



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How popular is Jordan?

Jordan is a very prominent first name for females (#792 out of 4276, Top 19%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#105 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Jordan entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #40 in the U.S. in 1997, and is at #289 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jordan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jordan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Jordan (#289 IN 2016) are Jordyn (#146), Jordynn (#1063), Jordana, Jorden, Jordin, Jori and Jourdan. Adoption of these forms of Jordan was common among parents 13 years ago (USAGE OF 0.59%) and is now much reduced (USAGE 0.23%, 61.6% LESS). Jordan is the longstanding favorite, though Jordyn is now higher in the list, while versions like Jordan used to be popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jordan, Jordana, Jorden, Jordin, Jordyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jordynn, Jori, Jourdan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jordan, Jordyn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Adrian, Arlan, Carman, Cerian, Darian, Doran, Dorian, Dorran, Dorrian, Dowan (see Dawn), Eirian, Farran, Fran, Gloryan, Hamdan, Jaiden, Janean, Jarae, Jaral, Jardyna (see Jardina), Jayda, Jayden, Jaylan, Jermain, Jermayn, Joan, Joane, Joann, Joda, Jodean, Jodee, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joeann, Joela, Joelin, Johana, Johna, Joia, Jola, Jolan, Jolana, Jolean, Joleen, Jolin, Jolynn, Jona, Jonay, Jonna, Joppa, Jorah, Jorene, Jorja, Jorjana, Josana, Josiane, Joslin, Joslyn, Jovana, Joyann, Jozlyn, Karman, Lorian, Lowran, Marian, Maryan, Mirian, Morgan, Norda, Perran, Soosan, Tirian, Tiryan and Yordana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jordan.

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