Name Jordan - Meaning and origin

Name Jordan - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Anglo-Saxons, Hebrews

Meaning of the name:

From the name of the Jordan River (from the Hebrew yarden "descending") that flows into the Dead Sea and in which Christ was baptized.

The male name Jordan comes from the name Hebrew Yordan.


American keyboardist Jordan Rudess, Bulgarian gymnast Jordan Jovtchev, Australian tennis player Jordan Kerr, Ghanaian footballer Jordan Ayew, ice hockey player Jordan Staal, American actor and dancer Jordan Fisher, French footballer Jordan Amavi, American director and producer Jordan Alan, international footballer Jordan Adeoti, American comedian Jordan Klepper.

Saint Jordan of Saxony was in the thirteenth century the successor of St. Dominic, the order of the Friars Preachers. He died near ... the Jordan.

St. Jordan or Jordan of Saxony was a German religious member of the Order of Preachers. Coming from a peasant family, he devoted himself to theology in Paris where he met Saint Dominic. He became a Dominican in 1220 and succeeded him as master general of the preaching order two years later.

His character :

Jordan's main traits are perseverance and determination. Bursting with energy, he is capable of great achievements. Ambitious and proud, he finds a certain pleasure in meeting the most insane challenges. Jordan will stop at nothing and spare no effort to achieve his ends. A seducer since he was older, Jordan stands out for his eloquence and charm. He likes to take care of his physique and attract attention. Active and independent, he is constantly on the lookout for adventures and discoveries.


Giordano, Jordi, Jordan, Jourdan, Yordan, Jordann, Jordane, Jordany, Jordhan, Jordanne.

His party :

The Jordan are celebrated on February 13th.

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