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What does Joran mean?

Joran Pronunciation of Joran [jo-ran] as a boys' name is of Greek and American derivation, and the meaning of Joran is "farmer". Joran is a Scandinavian form of George (Greek): from Greek Georgios. Joran is also a derivative of Jorell (American). Joran is also used as a variation of Joren (Scandinavian, Greek). See also Goran.

Associated with: scandinavian, greek, farmer.

Variations

Joran has 3 variants: Jorian, Joron and Jurian.

24 more alternative forms via George, Jorell, Joren: Georas, Goran, Jerzy, Jiri, Joeri, Jorck, Jordi, Jorel, Jorey, Jorg, Jorgan, Jorge, Jorgen, Joris, Jorn, Jorrel, Jorry, Jory, Jurek, Jurgen, Jurik, Orjan, Seoras and Yorik.

Creative forms:
(male) Jobran, Juran, ..

(female) Joma, Jorani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joran Leroy (J.L.), ..

How popular is Joran?

Joran is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#121780 out of 150436, Top 81%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Joran (not ranked) are George (#136 from current records), Jordi (#1175), Jorel, Jorge (#225) and Jory. These relations of Joran reached the peak of their popularity a century ago (average #1600) and are now much less common (#1107, 94.1%), with the version George becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of George, Jordi, Jorel, Jorge, Jory in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joran is alike in pronunciation to Geron, Jaran, Jaren, Jarin, Jaron, Jaronn, Jarran, Jarren, Jarrin, Jarron, Jaryn, Jayron, Jeran, Jeren, Jeroen, Jeron, Jerone, Jerren, Jerrin and Jerron. Other suggested similar names are Aaran, Arran, Boban, Bran, Byran, Colan, Coyan, Cyran, Doran, Fran, Hogan, Jacan, Jahan, Jalan, Janan, Jarman, Javan, Jerae, Jerant, Jevan, Johan, Johar, Johnn, Johon, Jona, Jonah, Joram, Jordan, Jorden, Jordy, Jorim, Jourdan, Jovan, Jovani, Jovann, Jovany, Jovin, Jovon, Juan, Kyran, Loran, Lorcan, Norman, Odran, Oran, Orran, Roan, Rogan, Rohan, Roman, Ronan, Rowan, Royan, Toran and Torran. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joran.

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