Jordynn is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin. It’s a variant spelling of Jordan, a gender-neutral given name and surname deriving from the River Jordan in Israel. The river’s name has its root in the Hebrew word yarden, meaning “down-flowing,” referring to the river’s course south to the Dead Sea. Jesus Christ is said to have been baptized by John the Baptist in the River Jordan. With its fresh, modern spelling, Jordynn offers a twist on the ever-popular Jordan that’s sure to help baby stand out from the crowd.
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