Jordan Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jordan:
Derived from the Hebrew yarden (to flow down, descend). The name was originally used in the Middle Ages for a child baptized in holy water said to be from the river Jordan.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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The name is Hebrew in origin, and means "descending."
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Jordin Sparks, American Idol winner
Jordan, alter ego of British glamour model Katie Price.
Michael JORDAN, American basketballer.
Jordan Todosey, a Canadian actress know for her roles on "Life with Derek" and "Degrassi"
Jordan Catherine Bentley (b. 2010), daughter of American singer and songwriter Dierks Bentley
Jordan Kay Federline (b. 2011), daughter of American backup-dancer, rapper, DJ, actor, television personality, professional wrestler, and fashion model Kevin Federline
- Jordan in song, story & screen
Jordan Baker from The Great Gatsby.
Jordan Cavanagh, title character on the TV series "Crossing Jordan."
Jordan Mooney from Cocktail (1988)