Meaning of Jordan
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Jordan has the following meaning:
Of the flowing river. In the Bible, this is the river where Jesus was baptized by John the baptist.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby boy name, Jordan is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 37 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Jordan rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 3 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 45 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Jordan in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Jordan is pronounced as jor-dun
The following names are baby names related to Jordan and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jordan: Boys - Alvah
, Girls - Daniella
, Both genders - Jonathan
Popular Variants for the name Jordan: Giordano
Common nicknames for the name Jordan are: Jordie, Judd, Jody
We think the name Jordan should fall under the following style category: For Both Genders
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jordan to be: Strong, masculine, poised chap
In one word, you might describe Jordan as a(n) "masculine
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