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What does Yordan mean?

Yordan Pronunciation of 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.

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.

Creative forms:
(female) Yoadan, Yoryan, ..

(male) Yorvan, Yoryan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yordan Itzayana (Y.I.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Jordyn (#136 a year ago), Jordan (#262), Jordynn (#891), Jordin (#1711), 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 (#1285, 58%), with versions such as Jordin becoming somewhat dated. Jordynn and Jordyn are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names here. (2015 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.