English from Hebrew
"flowing down"

Jordan Origin and Meaning

The name Jordan is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "flowing down".

Originally used for children baptized in holy water from the river Jordan, it became one of the leading androgynous names of the nineties. As the balance tips toward the boys' side, it's slipping on the girls' popularity chart. Alternate spelling Jordyn is now more popular for girls.

# 504 in the US

Jordan Rank in US Top 1000

# 1045 on Nameberry

Jordan Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Jordan Popularity

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Famous People Named Jordan

  • Jordan aka Katie Price (born Katrina Amy Alexandra Alexis Infield)English singer and model
  • Jordan Lynne PruittAmerican singer
  • Jordan (born Pamela Rooke)English model
  • Jordan TodoseyCanadian actress
  • Jordan Hailie LloydAmerican reality TV personality
  • Jordan NobbsEnglish footballer
  • Jordan WandickAmerican dancer
  • Jordan LoughranBritish actress
  • Jordan Elizabeth Ladd (b. 1975)American actress; daughter of actors David and Cheryl Ladd
  • Jordan Scott (b. 1977)English photographer; daughter of film director Ridley Scott
  • Jordan Alexandra "Lexi" Gibbons (b. 1989)daughter of TV host Leeza Gibbons
  • Jordan Hewson (b. 1989)daughter of singer Bono
  • Jordan Roberts (b. 1990)daughter of ice hockey player Gary Roberts
  • Jordan Patton (b. 1995)daughter of rapper Big Boi
  • Jordan Alexandra Judith Levy (b. 1998)daughter of actress Sarah Joy Brown and composer Shuki Levy
  • Jordan Ann King (b. 2003)daughter of singer Niki Harris and Jay King
  • Jordan Catherine Bentley (b. 2010)daughter of singers Dierks Bentley and Cassidy Black
  • Jordan Mary Heavey (b. 2011)daughter of soccer player Kristine Lilly and David Heavey
  • Jordan Kay Federline (b. 2011)daughter of dancer Kevin Federline
  • Jordan Elizabeth Schubenski (b. 2016)daughter of pro wrestler Rosa Mendes and Bobby Schubenski
  • Emily Jordan OsmentAmerican actress
  • Jordan Carver (born InaMaria Schnitzer) born January 30, 1986 , Stunning German Glamour Model of German & Italian Descent,
  • also goes by the nickname JOCA

Jordan in Pop Culture

  • Jordan Cavanaughcharacter on TV's "Crossing Jordan"
  • Jordan Bakercharacter in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"
  • Jordan Sullivancharacter on TV's "Scrubs"
  • Jordan Tatecharacter on TV's "Baywatch"
  • Jordan Mooneycharacter in movie "Cocktail"
  • Jordan McDeerecharacter on TV's "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip"
  • Jordan Blackcharacter on TV's "Millennium"
  • Jordan Ellischaracter in book "Mephisto Kiss" by Trinity Faegen
  • Jordan Elizabeth Alexandercharater on TV's "The Night Shift"
  • Jordancharacter in Descendants Wicked World and daughter of the Genie.