Jordan

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Hebrew name from the river יַרְדֵן (Yarden) between the countries of Jordan and Israel. Hebrew יָרַד (yarad) = 'descend, to flow down' [1] [2]

2) Younger form of Jornand [3]

3) Younger form of the Germanic name Jordanes see JARD (name element) [1]

Related Names

Iodde
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Old Swedish
Iudde
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Old Norse
Jordan
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Swedish
Jordana
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Danish Swedish

See also Iute and Jörn

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jordan
Genitive: Jordans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Jordan
Genitive: Jordanin
Partitive: Jordania
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jordan
Genitive: Jordans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jordan
Genitive: Jordans

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
552 828 35 78 517 750
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
248
n.a.
19
n.a.
229
Denmark Denmark[6]
104
n.a.
8
n.a.
96
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
77
n.a.
10
n.a.
67
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
8 12
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Jordan (m) Sources: [4][6][7][5]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/