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Jourdan (girl)

What does Jourdan mean?

Jourdan Pronunciation of Jourdan [jour-dan] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Jourdan) is of Hebrew derivation, and Jourdan means "down-flowing". Jourdan is an alternate form of Jordan (Hebrew).


Jourdan has 5 variants: Jordane, Jordann, Jordanne, Jorden and Jordenn.

12 more relations via Jordan: Johrdan, Jordain, Jordaine, Jordana, Jordanka, Jordanna, Jordena, Jordie, Jordin, Jordyn, Jordynn and Jorrdan.

Creative forms:
(female) Jodan, Jourjon, ..

(male) Jouran, Jourman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jourdan Kira (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jourdan?

Jourdan is a rare given name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#11978 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jourdan entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest position of #1005 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jordan (#262 last year), Jordana, Jorden, Jordin (#1711), Jordyn (#136) and Jordynn (#891) are the popular varying forms of Jourdan. Other forms, like Jordann, are uncommon. These forms of Jourdan were favored in 2003 (average #1423) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1285, 57.6% less usage), with forms such as Jordin becoming less trendy. Jordan has historically been preferred by parents, though Jordyn is currently the more favored form.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Audan, Doran, Dorian, Dorran, Dorrian, Jadrian, Joan, Joda, Jodean, Jolan, Jolean, Jorah, Jorja, Jorjana, Lorian, Lowran, Morgan and Yordan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jourdan.

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