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The name Jordan is of Hebrew origin, and is derived from the name of the river Jordan.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jordan has been given to baby boys 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 boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jordan
Use of the Name Jordan for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
266,759 263,324 255,293 123,156 53,616 19,640 9,374
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jordan has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jordan
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188035923  
188140618  
188256112  
188344217  
188435825  
188545217  
18866689  
188753112  
188845718  
18898487  
1890    
189154212  
189262112  
189347016  
189451016  
189537426  
189675510  
189766811  
18989417  
18999067  
190082211  
190162012  
1902    
190345821  
19048469  
19058779  
19068889  
190775913  
190876713  
190960120  
191090213  
1911    
191280830  
191372741  
191473052  
191576162  
1916    
191787853  
1918    
191997648  
192076575  
192174979  
192294455  
192369886  
192466396  
192564098  
192666291  
192764796  
192866590  
192965589  
193072576  
1931580102  
193271975  
193365979  
193464787  
193568278  
193673268  
193770872  
193876065  
193972469  
194084556  
194180262  
194282962  
194373777  
194470877  
194576565  
194678472  
194782471  
194882369  
194980573  
195082369  
195180776  
195277183  
195372298  
1954694108  
1955711106  
1956730101  
1957537208  
1958567185  
1959620155  
1960672135  
1961575188  
1962581180  
1963627155  
1964611164  
1965573179  
1966523212  
1967503224  
1968551187  
1969530219  
1970487277  
1971477289  
1972489258  
1973448305  
1974406369  
1975393396  
1976335514  
1977299647  
1978219973781195
19791681,405622282
19801591,613523368
19811012,922443483
1982843,534452469
1983714,003431497
1984654,530380595
1985625,455257974
1986537,2891352,080
1987528,3981461,904
1988528,4781362,128
19894410,862724,274
19902916,125595,955
19912916,012625,561
19923214,018635,362
19932814,749575,823
19942914,149516,259
19952913,556506,477
19962713,835496,292
19972614,742407,161
19982714,384427,106
19993013,023485,722
20003612,129505,805
20013910,766475,796
20023711,081456,136
20033810,266485,620
2004439,374704,397
Totals:  266,759 103,721

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jordan as a boy's name about 72% of the time and less frequently (about 27% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Jordan appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 120 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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