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What does Jourdan mean?

Jourdan Pronunciation of Jourdan as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Jourdan) is a Hebrew name, and the name Jourdan means "down-flowing". Jourdan is a French form of Jordan (Hebrew).



VARIANTS Jordon, Jorden

OTHER FORMS VIA JORDAN Jordaan, Jordain, Jordao, Jordi, Jordy, Jordyn, Jourdain, Jourdaine



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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, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jourdan name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Jourdan are Jordan (#82 A YEAR AGO), Jordy (#877), Jordyn (#1250), Jordi (#1400), Jorden (#1773) and Jordon. Other variants, like Jordain, are seldom used. These forms of Jourdan were favored as birth names 21 years ago (AVERAGE #906) and have become significantly less common since (#1340, DOWN 65.4%), with versions like Jordan becoming somewhat outmoded. Jordan has been the recurring favorite, although Jordy appears to be gaining popularity too.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike 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.

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