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Meaning and name origin

Jourdain \jo(ur)-dain\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jourdain is "down-flowing". Jourdain is a variant of Jordan (Hebrew): name of the major river in Palestine, used as a given name since the Crusades.


Jourdain has 4 variant forms: Jordaan, Jordain, Jordyn, Jourdaine.


Jourdain is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#28834 out of 88799, Top 32%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jourdain and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jordan (#55) and Jordyn (#895). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jordan, Jordyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jourdain is also pronounced similarly to Jourdan. Like Jourdain, this name is not commonly used.