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Jordan name image The name Jordan is of Hebrew origin, and is derived from the name of a river in the Middle East.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jordan has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jordan
Use of the Name Jordan for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
103,721103,721103,24460,51227,75410,0174,397
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jordan has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jordan
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
1880  35923
1881  40618
1882  56112
1883  44217
1884  35825
1885  45217
1886  6689
1887  53112
1888  45718
1889  8487
1890    
1891  54212
1892  62112
1893  47016
1894  51016
1895  37426
1896  75510
1897  66811
1898  9417
1899  9067
1900  82211
1901  62012
1902    
1903  45821
1904  8469
1905  8779
1906  8889
1907  75913
1908  76713
1909  60120
1910  90213
1911    
1912  80830
1913  72741
1914  73052
1915  76162
1916    
1917  87853
1918    
1919  97648
1920  76575
1921  74979
1922  94455
1923  69886
1924  66396
1925  64098
1926  66291
1927  64796
1928  66590
1929  65589
1930  72576
1931  580102
1932  71975
1933  65979
1934  64787
1935  68278
1936  73268
1937  70872
1938  76065
1939  72469
1940  84556
1941  80262
1942  82962
1943  73777
1944  70877
1945  76565
1946  78472
1947  82471
1948  82369
1949  80573
1950  82369
1951  80776
1952  77183
1953  72298
1954  694108
1955  711106
1956  730101
1957  537208
1958  567185
1959  620155
1960  672135
1961  575188
1962  581180
1963  627155
1964  611164
1965  573179
1966  523212
1967  503224
1968  551187
1969  530219
1970  487277
1971  477289
1972  489258
1973  448305
1974  406369
1975  393396
1976  335514
1977  299647
1978781195219973
19796222821681,405
19805233681591,613
19814434831012,922
1982452469843,534
1983431497714,003
1984380595654,530
1985257974625,455
19861352,080537,289
19871461,904528,398
19881362,128528,478
1989724,2744410,862
1990595,9552916,125
1991625,5612916,012
1992635,3623214,018
1993575,8232814,749
1994516,2592914,149
1995506,4772913,556
1996496,2922713,835
1997407,1612614,742
1998427,1062714,384
1999485,7223013,023
2000505,8053612,129
2001475,7963910,766
2002456,1363711,081
2003485,6203810,266
2004704,397439,374
Totals:  103,721 266,759

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jordan as a girl's name about 27% of the time and more frequently (about 72% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Jordan appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 27 times during the last 125 years.


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