Jordan became a huge unisex success in the heyday of basketball's Michael Jordan, and is still Number 53 for boys, 260 for girls--it has always been used for children of both genders.The name was originally given to those
baptized in holy water brought back by Crusaders from the River Jordan, the only river in Palestine, and the one in which Christ was baptized by John the Baptist.
Celebrities with sons and daughters named Jordan include Taylor Hanson, Dierks Bentley, Dr. Phil and Kenny Rogers.
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