Name Jordan - meaning, origin, popularity 


Jordan meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Hebrew, German, English and Germanic
Usage: English, German, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: To Flow Down, Down-flowing, The Descending, Inspired By the Eponymous River In Palestine, Earth and Bold
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Trendy and Enduring Jordan is originated from Germanic, English, Hebrew and German is used substantially in Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English, Finnish and German, Jordan means "To Flow Down, Down-flowing, The Descending, River of Biblical Regions, Earth or Bold" is given to both sexes.. Jordan is celebrated on February the 13th.

Variants of Jordan

Yarden, Giordana, Jörn, Georgios, Jörgen, Jordana, Jordanalexander, Yardan, Görgen, Georg

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Popularity of Jordan

Jordan was an extremely popular name in United States. Over 505257 babies have been given the name in 200 years. At the peak of its usage in 1997, 16131 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 26th position. However after 200 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 33 times Also, Jordan is a very popular name in England and Wales given to over 39243 babies in 45 years. Currently the moniker is on a rise, in 1997, 5750 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 10th position. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 10 baby names 2 times Also, Jordan was among the very popular names in France. Since emerging in 1963 around 54580 babies have been given the name. When at the peak of its usage in 1993, it ranked 7th when 6342 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However after 65 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Moreover, the name has been to the top 10 baby names 1 times Also, Jordan is a popular in New South Wales where over 10408 new-borns have been given the name since 1985. Recently the name is rising, in 1994, 653 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 14th position. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 50 baby names 19 times

Jordan is a common name in Ireland given to over 3269 babies in 59 years. Currently the name is rising, in 1999, 315 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 20th position. Also, Jordan is common in Belgium where over 2528 new-borns have been given the name since 1995. At its zenith in 1995, 317 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 30th position. Also, Jordan used to be a common name in Queensland, first appeared in 1985 and over 6586 babies have been given the name in 47 years. When at its peak in 1994,. However after 47 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Also, Jordan used to be a common name in Western Australia, first appeared in 1993 and over 1149 babies have been given the name in 6 years. When at its peak in 1994,. After 6 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Additionally, the first name has been in the top 5 baby names 1 times Also, In Victoria, Jordan was once a common name since emerging in 2008 it has been given to over 1690 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 2008,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 12 years but it is still going strong.

Jordan is a familiar baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 300 names. Recently in 2019, 73 babies were given Jordan and it reached its peak ranking, 228 on boy names chart. Over 272 people have been named Jordan in Netherlands. Jordan is a unique baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 1998, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 188 on boy names chart when 42 babies were named Jordan. There are over 574 babies that have been given the name Jordan in Switzerland.

Jordan is a rare baby name in Northern Territory still in use today. But Jordan is a popular baby name in Philippines where every 1 in 4000 have the name as well as in, Canada, England, North Macedonia, Australia and Tanzania. At least, 620000 people globally have carried Jordan as their given name according to our estimate.

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Numerological aspects of Jordan

When you like someone in a romantic way, it makes you nervous. You are practically a walking inspiration when it comes to your life because you created a life that's worth admiring. You motivates people who lack self-confidence and motivation to go after the things they want in life. Your only mistake is that you are trying to prove others you can do it, instead of proving yourself. You have a strong will to succeed and survive on your own.

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  •  Amelia - Originated from Gothic and Latin, Popular and Enduring Amelia is mostly used in English and Latin and a gender-neutral name, Amelia means "Work Labour or Amalia". In 2018, customary Amelia was the 8th most popular name on baby girl names chart in United States
  •  Barry - Used notably in Irish and Danish durable and prevalent, Barry is used as a gender-neutral name, Barry means "Bright Head or From the Land that was Burned" is rooted from Celtic and Old Irish
  •  Edward - Origin of Frequently Used and Conifer Edward is in German and Old English, meaning of Edward is "Happy Guard or Wealthy Guardian" which is used in English, Norwegian and Danish is a gender insensitive name
  •  Theodore - Durable and Widespread Theodore is used especially in Finnish, German and Greek aimed at both sexes, Theodore means "Divine Gift, God's Gift or Gift of God" is originated from Old Greek
  •  Chad - Origin of Customary Chad is in Germanic and Old English is principally used in African and English, meaning of Chad is "The Word Cad Which is of the Meaning Battle Warrior or Fierce" is used for both genders
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Namesakes of Jordan

    Jordan Frieda, British actor
  • Jordan, first Bishop of Poland
  • Jordan Crane, American comics creator
  • Jordan Belson, American artist and abstract cinematic filmmaker
  • Jordan of Saxony, O.P.
  • Jordan I of Capua, eldest son and successor of Prince Richard I of Capua and Fressenda, a daughter of Tancred of Hauteville and his second wife, also named Fressenda, and the nephew of Robert Guiscard
  • Jordan II of Capua, third son of Prince Jordan I of Capua and Princess Gaitelgrima
  • Jordan da Costa, Brazilian football player
  • Jordan Waring, American composer
  • Jordan IV of L'Isle-Jourdain, Lord of L'Isle-Jourdain and a vassal of Alfonso of Poitou
  • Jordan of Osnabrück, significant German political writer of the 13th century
  • Jordan Sheed, New Zealand cricketer
  • Jordan Belfi, American actor
  • Jordan de Exeter, Anglo-Norman knight, Sheriff of Connacht
  • Jordan Óge de Exeter, Anglo-Irish knight and Sheriff of Connacht
  • Jordan Shimmell, American amateur heavyweight boxer best known to win the National Golden Gloves and the US Champion at 201 lbs
  • Jordan Murphy, British actor
  • Jordan Szoke, professional superbike racer
  • Jordan Orr, American child actor and voice actor
  • Jordan Rudess, American keyboardist and composer best known as a member of the progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater and the progressive rock supergroup Liquid Tension Experiment
  • Jordan Mechner, American video game designer, author, screenwriter
  • Jordan Stone, retired American soccer player
  • Jordan Hubbard, open source software developer
  • Jordan Hill, American singer/songwriter
  • Jordan Cila, American former soccer midfielder
  • Jordan Knight, American singer-songwriter and actor
  • Jordan Bridges, American actor
  • Jordan Sigalet, Canadian ice hockey coach and former goaltender
  • Jordan Pundik, American musician and songwriter
  • Jordan Mancino, American drummer that was born in Escondido
  • Jordan Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • Jordan Hinson, American actress
  • Jordan Weisman, American game designer, author
  • Jordan Ladd, American actress
  • Jordan Leopold, American former professional ice hockey defenseman
  • Jordan Carstens, American football defensive tackle for the NFL's Carolina Panthers
  • Jordan Willis, Canadian retired professional ice hockey goaltender
  • Jordan Simpson, Australian footballer
  • Jordan Gross, former American football offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League
  • Jordan Staal, Canadian professional ice hockey player and alternate captain of the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League
  • Jordan Alan, American film director-producer and television-commercial director
  • Jordan Babineaux, former American football safety
  • Jordan Zimmerman, former professional baseball pitcher
  • Jordan Peele, American actor, comedian, writer, producer
  • Jordan Stewart, retired English footballer
  • Jordan Walker-Pearlman, American film director, screenwriter and producer
  • Jordan Mintz, former Managing Director for Corporate Tax at Enron and a whistleblower during the Enron scandal
  • Jordan Farmar, American former professional basketball player
  • Jordan Kerner, American film producer
  • Jordan Black, former American football offensive tackle
  • Jordan Skye in Gang Bang Virgins 2 as Actress
  • Jordanna Drazin in Damsels in Distress as Actress
  • Jordan Bradbury in That's My Boy as Actress
  • Jordana Woodland in Dogfights over the Pacific as
  • Jordan Scovel in The Exploding Girl as Actress
  • Jordan Taylor in Elephant as Actress
  • Jordan Berlin in The 702 as Actress
  • Jordan Foster acted in movie The Raising of Christopher
  • In 1999 comedy, drama movie, The Divine Ryans, Jordan Harvey played Draper Doyle Ryan.
  • In 1997 drama, war movie, The Island on Bird Street, Jordan Kiziuk played Alex.
  • Jordan Lamoureux, from 1998 comedy and family film Billy Frankenstein, who portrayed Billy Frankenstein.
  • Jordan Christopher Michael, from 1991 adventure and comedy film Motorama, who played the Gus.
  • In 2016 drama film, Papa, the Man, the Myth, the Legend, Jordan Rhodes portrayed Ernest Hemingway.
  • In romance flick, The Astrid Experience, Jordan Coleman played Chels Friend.
  • In 2010, Jordan Allison played the role of Bart in drama flick A Sudden Sleep of Evil.
  • Jordan Simonov, from 2011 comedy, drama film Pankot ne e mrtov, who played the Mirsa.
  • In 2003 drama and mystery movie, Bugbog sarado, Jordan Herrera played Brix.
  • In 2015 comedy and drama film, The Mayor of Rock & Roll, Jordan Siegel portrayed Keith Dakota.
  • Jordan Liddle characterized significant character of Dean Aki in 2002 thriller flick
  • In 1986, Jordan Heller characterized the role of N in action film Ninja Fantasy.
  • Jordan Danger played the central role of Daisy in 2018 comedy, drama flick Breaking & Exiting.
  • In 2004, Jordan Drake played the role of Lisa McGee in drama, family movie Team Player.
  • Jordan Eubanks, from 2009 comedy movie 2 Dudes and a Dream, who characterized the Marcus Shakesalot and Stormy Trooper 2.
  • Jordan Kenneth Kamp characterized central character of Eugene in 2013 comedy, musical flick Orenthal: The Musical.
  • In 2015, Jordan Calig played the role of Professor Deedleburg in animation movie Hollyweird Laboratories.
  • Jordan McSorley, from 2009 comedy film Community College, who characterized Chino.
  • In 2012 drama and sci-fi film, Zero One, Jordan Spradley portrayed Devon.
  • In 2008, Jordan Hayes characterized the role of Ryan Landis in drama flick Speedland.

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