Jordyn is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin. A variant of Jordan, meaning "down-flowing," it is a popular name for both girls and boys. Its meaning stems from the holy waters of the River Jordan, where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. With alternatives including Jordenn, Jordy, and Jordain, Jordyn offers you plenty of freedom to experiment with spelling. Baby Jordyn may be encouraged to take a relaxed approach to life as they go with the flow of their personal journey.
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