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What does Jordaan mean?

Jordaan Pronunciation of Jordaan [jor-daan] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Jordaan means "down-flowing". Jordaan is an alternate spelling of Jordan (Hebrew).


Jordaan has 4 variants: Jordain, Jordyn, Jourdain and Jourdaine.

7 more alternative forms via Jordan: Jordao, Jordell, Jorden, Jordi, Jordon, Jordy and Jourdan.

Creative forms:
(male) Jardaan, Jodaan, ..

(female) Jorda, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jordaan Duane (J.D.), ..

How popular is Jordaan?

Jordaan is an unusual first name for males. Jordaan is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jordan (#60 a year ago), Jorden (#1191), Jordi (#1175), Jordon (#1624), Jordy (#874), Jordyn (#966) and Jourdan are the popular alternative forms of Jordaan (not ranked). Other variants, like Jourdain, are seldom used. These relations of Jordaan reached the top of their popularity in the year 1997 (usage of 0.84%) and are now significantly less common (usage 0.38%, 55%), with the version Jordon becoming less trendy. Jordy is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jordan, Jorden, Jordi, Jordon, Jordy in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adriaan, Ardian, Bogdan, Bohdan, Corwan, Doran, Dorian, Dorran, Dorrian, Goldman, Goodman, Goran, Gordan, Gorman, Jaran, Jarman, Jarmann (see Jarman), Jarran, Jeran, Jermain, Jerman, Jernayn (see Germain), Johan, Johanan, Johann, Joram, Joran, Joren, Jorgan, Jorgen, Jorian, Jorn, Joron, Jovan, Jovann, Jurian, Loran, Lorcan, Morgan, Morrgan, Norman, Riordan, Rodman, Roldan, Roydan, Toran, Torean, Torran and Torrian. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jordaan.

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