Meaning:To flow down; to go down, descending
Jordan is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin, meaning “to flow down.” Jordan is an incredibly popular name, most likely because of its smooth pronunciation and versatility. This beloved title is a biblical name derived from the River Jordan, where John the Baptist famously baptized Jesus Christ. The name Jordan comes from the Hebrew word Yarden, meaning “to go down” or "descending," and refers to the River Jordan flowing towards the Dead Sea. A beautiful title with a rich history, baby Jordan will undoubtedly wear their name with pride and confidence as they flow through life.

Famous People Named Jordan

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Jordan Fisher
    TV Actor
  • Jordan Henderson
    Soccer Player
  • Jordan Knight
  • Jordan Peele
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Louis Jordan
  • Michael Jordan
    Basketball Player
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