US Popularity:128
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

Jordan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jordan is currently #148 on The Bump
Boy:Jordan is currently #110 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Jordan is currently #84 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jordan is currently #128 in U.S. births
Boy:Jordan is currently #158 in U.S. births
Girl:Jordan is currently #996 in U.S. births

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