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Gender: M Meaning of Jordan: "flowing down" Origin of Jordan: Hebrew Jordan's Popularity in 2016: #67

Jordan became a huge unisex success in the heyday of basketball's Michael Jordan, and is still Number 67 for boys, 289 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.

Famous People Named Jordan

Jordan Knight, American singer
Jordan Farmar, American basketball player
Jordan Belfort, American former stock broker and convicted felon
Jordan Hill, American basketball player
Jordan Gross, American football player
Jordan Senn, American football player
Jordan Shipley, American football player
Jordan Pugh, American football player
Jordan Babineaux, American football player
(Jordan) Taylor Hanson, American Singer
Jordan "J-Man" Francis, Canadian singer/dancer/actor
Jordan Calloway, American actor
Jordan Paul Fry, American actor
Pascual Jordan, theoretical and mathematical physicist
Jordan "Charlie Scene" Terrell, from group "Hollywood Undead"
Jordan Witzigreuter, member of The Ready Set
Jordan Zimmermann, American baseball player
Jordan Spieth, American golfer, won 2015 Masters and US Open
Jordan Yates, member of the former Christian pop band pureNRG
Jordan Rodgers, Former professional football player, contestant on The Bachelor
Jordan Maron aka Captainsparklez, American YouTuber
Jordan Rodrigues, Australian actor, dancer, and singer
Jordan Banjo, English Dancer in group Diversity
Jordan Frye, Member of the YouTube channel VenturianTale

Pop Culture References for the name Jordan

Jordan, character in book & movie "The 19th Wife"
Jordans, Nike's line of Air Jordan athletic shoes
Jordan Cahill, character in "Stuck in the Suburbs"
Jordan Kyle, character in "The Mortal Instruments" series
Jordan Wilder, character on TV's "Famous in Love"
Jordan Biggs, character in "Sims" series
Roll, Jordan, Roll, old slave song. "The River Jordan of the song became a coded message for escape, calling to mind the Mississippi or Ohio Rivers, both of which led to the slave-free northern United States and thus freedom"
Jordan, Middle Eastern nation

Jordan's International Variations

Jordon, Jourdain, Jorden (French) Jarden (Hebrew) Joord, Jordaan (Dutch) Jordão (Portuguese) Giordano (Italian)