What does Jourdan mean?
(male) Jardan, Jouran, ..
(female) Jourdani, Jourjon, .. Middle name pairings:
Jourdan Gavin (J.G.), ..
How popular is Jourdan?
Jourdan is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#11978 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Jourdan entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #1152 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Jourdan are Jordan (#60 a year ago), Jordy (#874), Jordyn (#966), Jordi (#1175), Jorden (#1191) and Jordon (#1624). Other variants, like Jordain, are seldom used. These forms of Jourdan were favored as birth names 18 years ago (average #906) and have become significantly less common since (#1127, down 55.4%), with the version Jordon becoming somewhat outmoded. Jordan has been the recurring favorite, although Jordy appears to be gaining popularity too.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Bogdan, Bohdan, Corwan, Curran, Doran, Dorian▲, Dorran, Dorrian, Dougan, Douggan (see Dugan), Duran, Furman, Goran, Gordan, Gorman, Jadrian, Jaran, Jarman, Jarran, Jeran, Jerman, Johan▲, Johanan, Joram, Joran, Joren, Jorgan, Jorgen, Jorian, Jorn, Joron, Jovan, Juan, Judah▲, Judas, Julian▲, Julyan, Jurgen, Jurian, Justan, Juwan▼, Laurean, Laurian, Loran, Lorcan, Loucan, Louccan, Morgan▼, Morrgan, Norman▼, Riordan, Roldan, Roydan, Taurean, Thurman▼, Toran, Torean, Torran, Torrian and Youman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jourdan.See names in meaning and etymology.