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What does Yordan mean?

Yordan [yor-dan] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Yordan is "descend". Variant of Jordan.


Yordan has 2 variants: Yordana and Yordanna.

Yordan has 18 more alternative forms via Jordan: Johrdan, Jordain, Jordaine, Jordana, Jordane, Jordanka, Jordann, Jordanna, Jordanne, Jorden, Jordena, Jordenn, Jordie, Jordin, Jordyn, Jordynn, Jorrdan and Jourdan.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Yordannia, Yoryan, ..

(male) Yordanny, Yorvan, ..

How popular is Yordan?

Yordan is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#116835 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Jordyn (#127 a year ago), Jordan (#247), Jordynn (#843), Jordin (#1689), Jourdan, Jordana and Jorden are the prominent alternative forms of Yordan (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Yordan reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2003 (median #1423) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1272, 55%), with versions such as Jordin becoming somewhat dated. Jordynn and Jordyn are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names here. Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of Yordan and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Yordan is alike in pronunciation to Arden and Ardin. Other suggested similar names are Adan, Adrian, Aeran, Aidan, Arlan, Audan, Carlan, Carman, Cerian, Darian, Derran, Doran, Dorian, Dorran, Dorrian, Dowan (see Dawn), Eadan, Eirian, Farran, Ferran, Fran, Gloryan, Hamdan, Joan, Jodean, Jolan, Jolean, Karan, Karman, Kerran, Logan, Lorian, Lowran, Marian, Marjan, Maryan, Miran, Mirian, Morgan, Niran, Nolan, Nollan, Norda, Perran, Roshan, Rowan, Saran, Soosan, Taran, Tirian, Tiryan, Yara, Yoana, Yoanah, Yola, Yoland, Yolane, Yona, Yonah and Ysolda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Yordan.